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SCreen freezing and buffering

Hello! I work on a Mac and have constant problems with buffering and screen freezing. I have refreshed the browser twice as suggested. Each time I log on or move to anoth… (read more)

Hello! I work on a Mac and have constant problems with buffering and screen freezing. I have refreshed the browser twice as suggested.

Each time I log on or move to another page that colorful basketball appears for quite awhile. When I can finally move to the desired page, it freezes and that basketball appears again.

Help? I work from home and need to use this computer.

Thank you!

Asked by mlkelly9258 3 months ago

Last reply by Erwin Pratama 3 months ago

Latest release of Firefox 78 disabled all of my extensions and won't let me turn them back on

Firefox just automatically updated on a restart on my mac and now none of my security extensions that WERE WORKING PERFECTLY such a s Adblocker Plus can be turned back on… (read more)

Firefox just automatically updated on a restart on my mac and now none of my security extensions that WERE WORKING PERFECTLY such a s Adblocker Plus can be turned back on. After 1 hour of frsutration and searching for answers, I am ready to dump what used to be my favorite browser. Anyone else have a solution for this? Thanks in advance.

Asked by gitaarz 3 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 months ago

Blocking popups in preferences fails to stop them

Blocking popups in preferences doesn't stop repeated popups on the site https://ottawacitizen.com; they repeat so often that the site is almost disabled. … (read more)

Blocking popups in preferences doesn't stop repeated popups on the site https://ottawacitizen.com; they repeat so often that the site is almost disabled.

Asked by johnsankey 4 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 months ago

Top half of the Tab not Clickable

Mac OS 10.10.2 Firefox 78.9 Problem: When I go back from full screen mode, the half top of tabs(more like the 2/3 part to the tab) becomes not clickable. Only way to solv… (read more)

Mac OS 10.10.2 Firefox 78.9

Problem: When I go back from full screen mode, the half top of tabs(more like the 2/3 part to the tab) becomes not clickable. Only way to solve it is just to restart the browser.

There is another thing that could provide a bit more info. No matter whether I've ever made it full screen or not, the 2/3 top area of the tabs will never turn grey when I put my mouse on it.

No add-ons and themes installed. Tried safe mode and it didn't works.

The same bug exists on the other Mac, which runs an older version of firefox.

Asked by mm.melbourne.collins 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

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Images - set default to don't load, but load on demand

My Firefox version is 78.9.0esr (Mac). I don't have the fastest bandwidth (like many peiople outside large cities). How can I turn off images, but still easily view the… (read more)

My Firefox version is 78.9.0esr (Mac). I don't have the fastest bandwidth (like many peiople outside large cities). How can I turn off images, but still easily view them when I want?

Asked by istephen 6 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 months ago

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problem browser.

Despite having correctly set the choice parameters for opening the "search" page with a certain engine (eg Google), occasionally when a new search window is opened it ope… (read more)

Despite having correctly set the choice parameters for opening the "search" page with a certain engine (eg Google), occasionally when a new search window is opened it opens with the YAHOO engine, despite having eliminated this possibility in the Firefox settings.

Asked by Paolo Malaguti 6 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 months ago

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Firefox v.s. Mozilla Firefox?

I do banking online with Key Bank and now they are saying: Due to security concerns, Firefox is no longer an option for KeyBank online banking. Nothing is wrong with your… (read more)

I do banking online with Key Bank and now they are saying: Due to security concerns, Firefox is no longer an option for KeyBank online banking. Nothing is wrong with your account. You simply need a different browser—like Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, or Mozilla Firefox—to sign on to online banking.

What is the difference between Firefox and Mozilla Firefox? What do I need to do?

Asked by cindyras2 6 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 months ago

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gmail

Please Help! Why am I all of a sudden getting this error message? I have been using Firefox for years and Gmail. Do you really want to use HTML Gmail? You're about to us… (read more)

Please Help! Why am I all of a sudden getting this error message? I have been using Firefox for years and Gmail.

Do you really want to use HTML Gmail?

You're about to use a version of Gmail designed for slower connections and legacy browsers. To get all of Gmail's features, including inbox categories, images and quick actions, please use the latest version of Gmail (recommended).

Take me to latest Gmail

Asked by Eva 6 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 months ago

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Change e-post adress

I have an new e-postadress. I like to change to this new one! Please help!! The NEW: evafchristoffersson@gmail.com The old; eva.christoffersson@comhem.se Hoping for soo… (read more)

I have an new e-postadress. I like to change to this new one! Please help!!

The NEW: evafchristoffersson@gmail.com

The old; eva.christoffersson@comhem.se

Hoping for soon help! Best regards Eva Fleischer Christoffersson

Asked by eva.christoffersson 7 months ago

Last reply by Scribe 7 months ago

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Some websites do not recognize my device and require two step authentication, everytime saying now my device is registered and I won't need to do that again. What do I need to change so that their marker remains without losing all my privacy?

Netflix, Charles Schwab, others appear to not recognize my device and require two step authentication, every time, but saying now my device is registered and I won't need… (read more)

Netflix, Charles Schwab, others appear to not recognize my device and require two step authentication, every time, but saying now my device is registered and I won't need to do that again. But I do. What do I need to change so that their marker remains without losing all my privacy? Is it a cookie? Do I have to change the Dashboard to no security? Can I do that for just one website at a time?

Asked by whyaduck 7 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 months ago

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Disable annoying update reminders

Is there any way to temporarily disable Firefox (and Thunderbird) update reminders? Mozilla seems to be updating its software so often that I'm getting too many reminde… (read more)

Is there any way to temporarily disable Firefox (and Thunderbird) update reminders? Mozilla seems to be updating its software so often that I'm getting too many reminders and it's interfering with my work flow. I understand the need to keep software up to date as often as possible but this has now got ridiculous, and I am on the verge of changing my default browser from Firefox to Safari, Chrome or Vivaldi. Please stop forcing every little tiny update onto your users!

Or is there some sneaky little way I haven't noticed under Preferences which already does enable me to do this?

Asked by cliff.douse 10 months ago

Last reply by dulca 8 months ago

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cross tab bar flashing line and flashing of all open tabs

My wife called me in this afternoon when big red error message popped up "saying" it is a red alert and the web page used Apple's logo on it, said the old 2011 iMac, OS … (read more)

My wife called me in this afternoon when big red error message popped up "saying" it is a red alert and the web page used Apple's logo on it, said the old 2011 iMac, OS 10.10.5 Yosemite, is "blocked" and has a virus. It had an 877 phone number to call but we failed to write it down. She did nothing after that. When I saw that I pressed the red window page kill button, upper left. Got the rotating rainbow ball. . . computer working overtime. Next, Command-W to kill the webpage, nada. Finally, pressed the hardware ON/OFF button behind left side of screen. On SAFE restart I opened my account not hers and found Firefox had thin, white, flashing lines across the tab bar area(full width) and tabs were flashing individually. Every time you open a tab, this happens or possibly when it is accessing. So, I upgraded Firefox, leaving the OLD version intact. Upgrade I NOW notice is the 64 bit version.

Is there a fix out there? or, is this thing "infected" with the CCP virus or something? Fix for it?

I will shut down and re-open the old version and see if it still happens and post an update here.

Asked by schreib 8 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 8 months ago

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Tab menu freezes; I can't click between tabs

Tabs in the tab bar randomly, suddenly can't be interacted with by mouse/trackpad pointer, sometimes even just the one and only tab in a window won't close when clicking … (read more)

Tabs in the tab bar randomly, suddenly can't be interacted with by mouse/trackpad pointer, sometimes even just the one and only tab in a window won't close when clicking on the "X." The keyboard commands to cycle between tabs and close tabs still work, but this is frustrating nevertheless. I've tried disabling all the add-ons I added in the month or two before the problem started. I refreshed Firefox, but once I added my add-ons back in, the problem persisted.

What else can I try to fix this? Any input would be appreciated.

Asked by stvvbkk 9 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 months ago

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Firefox won't remember password

I updated to Firefox 72.0.2 and now Firefox can't remember my password on a site that I like to visit. (It's a hassle) It used to remember me just fine with the older F… (read more)

I updated to Firefox 72.0.2 and now Firefox can't remember my password on a site that I like to visit. (It's a hassle) It used to remember me just fine with the older Firefox I've tried everything the website administrator suggested and nothing works Please don't ask me to upgrade my Firefox again because I don't know what other unwanted things are going to happen.

Thanks

Asked by leandean1 11 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 11 months ago

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Can't make calls in messenger all of a sudden?

After using messenger with no problems for years, yesterday I tried to make calls (audio/video) in messenger and keep getting an error message that my "brower" doen't sup… (read more)

After using messenger with no problems for years, yesterday I tried to make calls (audio/video) in messenger and keep getting an error message that my "brower" doen't support them now. I have the latest verion of Firefox 78.02. Anyone else experiencing this?

It asks me to use either Firefox (which I obviously have, or chrome).

I switched to chrome and got the same error message when trying to make a call as well.

Thanks for any help.

Asked by gitaarz 1 year ago

Last reply by LutraLutra 1 year ago

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New versions of Firefox are very slow for download speeds. 50% of what is available from my provider. Safari is at 100%. Is this from security and filters ?

Recently updated to the latest 2 versions and Firefox is failing download speed wise. Upload speeds are what they should be. I have ran speed tests from multiple sources… (read more)

Recently updated to the latest 2 versions and Firefox is failing download speed wise. Upload speeds are what they should be. I have ran speed tests from multiple sources and all return a similar range - 40-60Mbps. My provider speed is 100Mbps. I have run the same tests with Safari and it is operating at 100% speed wise. Are new security features and / or tracking filters responsible for this slow down ?

Asked by bobbymacbean 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Firefox closing on its own

I am using Firefox on a 2013 Macbook Pro running Yosemite 10.10.5. Every week or so Firefox closes on its own. I will be using Firefox all week and then return to find … (read more)

I am using Firefox on a 2013 Macbook Pro running Yosemite 10.10.5. Every week or so Firefox closes on its own. I will be using Firefox all week and then return to find that Firefox has closed and I can't restore my session. There is no crash report. Does anyone have an idea of what might be causing this to happen and what to do to prevent it? Is there a setting that I don't know about that limits session lengths? This does seem to happen at pretty regular intervals. It doesn't happen with other browsers or applications. Thanks.

Asked by jshamsi 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago