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Why do changing ads on Washington Post keep freezing my computer screen (Macs 12.7.2)? I don't have an ad blocker installed.

I thought I could turn off my ad blocker just for the Washington Post, but I discovered upon searching that I don't have an ad blocker installed. So why does the page fre… (читать ещё)

I thought I could turn off my ad blocker just for the Washington Post, but I discovered upon searching that I don't have an ad blocker installed. So why does the page freeze up when the ad at the side of my screen changes? This doesn't seem to happen on any of the other sites I use.

Задан mmartha61 3 месяца назад

Последний ответ от zeroknight 3 месяца назад

Scrolling is jittery in Firfox, but not other browsers

When I scroll up or down on the touchpad in firefox, it is like I scroll past a certain threshold, and it then sends a "scroll up" or "scroll down" command. When I do th… (читать ещё)

When I scroll up or down on the touchpad in firefox, it is like I scroll past a certain threshold, and it then sends a "scroll up" or "scroll down" command.

When I do this is Chromium, it's like I'm moving the website with my fingers. Similar to how it would be on a touch screen. In other browsers, the scrolling is not discrete, but continuous.

I love firefox, but this is driving me mad when I'm browsing. Is there any fix for this?

Задан L M 3 месяца назад

Последний ответ от TyDraniu 3 месяца назад

Does having inactive tabs, such as news articles with embedded videos playing, consume data?

In my location, my only option for internet access is a mobile hotspot with limited data. Consequently, I am always mindful of my data usage when using my laptop. Despite… (читать ещё)

In my location, my only option for internet access is a mobile hotspot with limited data. Consequently, I am always mindful of my data usage when using my laptop. Despite primarily browsing static pages, email, and other low-data activities, I often find my data usage higher than anticipated. The main culprit comes to mind to be videos embedded in news articles. Sometimes, with multiple tabs open, I switch to an inactive tab only to find a video playing. Although I've configured my Firefox preferences not to autoplay videos, it seems that YouTube videos still override these settings.

So, my question is, when a tab is inactive, does Firefox stop all data transfer for that tab in the background? And if not, what are the solutions to stop any background data other than continually closing all tabs?


Also, any suggestions on this topic are appreciated, especially from and to users who also live in remote areas without fiber, DSL, etc.

Задан Terra Civis 3 месяца назад

Последний ответ от cor-el 2 месяца назад

FireFox can't login to Spotify and can't post anything on Reddit

previously FireFox was able to login Spotify normally, and was able to post comments on Reddit, but suddenly it lost both abilities, and with the extreme lag on other sit… (читать ещё)

previously FireFox was able to login Spotify normally, and was able to post comments on Reddit, but suddenly it lost both abilities, and with the extreme lag on other sites, although still functional, i can't understand why these both sites can't be logged into, or can't post any comments in them. it has been this case for the past month. so what's going on? i'm NOT going back to Chromium based browsers ever again! i am in FireFox for a permanent replacement!

thanks in advance.

Задан Must12 3 месяца назад

Последний ответ от cor-el 3 месяца назад

Tab to Amazon search broken

Prior to a few days ago I could type "Ama" into the address bar and then press Tab to start search Amazon. However, it now goes to a recent history item instead (see imag… (читать ещё)

Prior to a few days ago I could type "Ama" into the address bar and then press Tab to start search Amazon. However, it now goes to a recent history item instead (see image). How do I fix this?

Задан LongDuck 3 месяца назад

Последний ответ от cor-el 2 месяца назад

Transferring Firefox bookmarks from a dead Mac's hard drive

Hi. I'm trying to transfer Firefox bookmarks from a hard drive pulled from a now dead iMac (was IOS 10.13.4 + Firefox 116.6.0) to a MacBookPro laptop running BigSur (11.6… (читать ещё)

Hi. I'm trying to transfer Firefox bookmarks from a hard drive pulled from a now dead iMac (was IOS 10.13.4 + Firefox 116.6.0) to a MacBookPro laptop running BigSur (11.6.8) and Firefox 122.0.1. I have the iMac HDD plugged into a hot swap docking station. A search for places.sqlite on the old HD turns up nothing.

I have found answers for drilling down into Windows to find the appropriate files to transfer, but not for Mac. I didn't know Firefox Sync existed until now, and I don't know where to look for a profile on the hard drive. Suggestions?

Edit:

Ok, this is going to be a bigger problem that I thought. The laptop is my wife's old university-owned mac, and there's a whole "admin" layer of hidden and mixed-up folders. I need to go see the admins for help.

Thanks a lot anyway, though. I did learn a lot in the process :)

Задан MichaelP 3 месяца назад

Последний ответ от cor-el 3 месяца назад

Amazon UK keeps appearing and disappearing as a search option

Yesterday, Amazon disappeared from the Firefox search drop down menu and it had disappeared as an option from the list of possible search tools. Later on in the day, it r… (читать ещё)

Yesterday, Amazon disappeared from the Firefox search drop down menu and it had disappeared as an option from the list of possible search tools. Later on in the day, it reappeared. This morning it had disappeared. Amazon is still there, but Firefox seems disinclined to admit that. How can Firefox make Amazon stick?

Задан cvhorie 3 месяца назад

Последний ответ от TyDraniu 3 месяца назад

error message www.bbc.com. PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR Error code: PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR

For the past couple of months I have been getting the message www.bbc.com. PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR Error code: PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR when loading pages on www.bbc.com websi… (читать ещё)

For the past couple of months I have been getting the message www.bbc.com. PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR

Error code: PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR when loading pages on www.bbc.com website. I have done a search on the internet and it seems this is a common problem with Firefox and does not affect othere browesers. I have done what was advice given online but it does not solve the problem. It is getting so bad I may have to start using one of the other browsers even though I prefare Firefox.

Задан Brian Beesley 3 месяца назад

Последний ответ от g.l.sanders 4 дня назад

Posting comments

Firefox will not allow my to post comments on Yahoo. I have no issues with Chrome or Safari. I get the following error message: Your comment failed to publish. Retry … (читать ещё)

Firefox will not allow my to post comments on Yahoo. I have no issues with Chrome or Safari. I get the following error message: Your comment failed to publish. Retry

Задан V G 3 месяца назад

Последний ответ от jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 неделю назад

122.0 Update Freezes constantly!

Ever since the latest Firefox update (122.0) my computer has been freezing/crashing not acting right to the point that I now use Brave. Can this be fixed or should I mig… (читать ещё)

Ever since the latest Firefox update (122.0) my computer has been freezing/crashing not acting right to the point that I now use Brave. Can this be fixed or should I migrate my bookmarks/passwords to Brave and completely uninstall Firefox forever?

Задан kaykatz 3 месяца назад

Последний ответ от Faina Whitney 3 месяца назад

Restoring sessons

I am one among many who keep a lot of windows open for reference. When my compootie shuts down inadvertantly I am avle to use "Restore Session" to get these back. But occ… (читать ещё)

I am one among many who keep a lot of windows open for reference. When my compootie shuts down inadvertantly I am avle to use "Restore Session" to get these back. But occasionally the system shuts down and I am unable to restore anything, and this can cost me tens of hours os referencing, and untold hours of productivity.

Could you save the open windows in an easily accessible file that we could use to restore previous sessions? This would save a lot of us considerable grief.

Задан mstocker 3 месяца назад

Последний ответ от jonzn4SUSE 3 месяца назад

Youtube not showing full video title when hovering if tab is not focused

While hovering over a Youtube video it shows the full video title as "hover text" if the tab is focused. However, if something else, even another Firefox window is focuse… (читать ещё)

While hovering over a Youtube video it shows the full video title as "hover text" if the tab is focused. However, if something else, even another Firefox window is focused hovering no longer shows anything. Is there some kind of setting to change that? I figured it could be browser and Youtube specific because Chrome shows it on Youtube even when not focused, but neither browser shows it on Google search for example, but I'm not sure.

Задан tomipir2000 1 месяц назад

Последний ответ от zeroknight 1 месяц назад

Does Firefox only sync some passwords?

I use 1 Firefox account on 3 devices (2 PCs and a smartphone). On the first PC, the number of synchronized passwords is 1126. On the second PC - 135 (similar on a smartph… (читать ещё)

I use 1 Firefox account on 3 devices (2 PCs and a smartphone). On the first PC, the number of synchronized passwords is 1126. On the second PC - 135 (similar on a smartphone).

I pressed the "Synchronize" button many times, everything works, new tabs appear, but there are no passwords. What to do? I'm afraid that if I log out of my account on the first PC, I will lose all access forever.

Задан Artem 3 месяца назад

Последний ответ от cor-el 3 месяца назад

all tabs and windows crashed

I was running 8 Windows with about 12 tabs per Window. AND I had it set to Continue Where You Left Off, so that each time I closed and launched FireFox, ALL Windows with… (читать ещё)

I was running 8 Windows with about 12 tabs per Window. AND I had it set to Continue Where You Left Off, so that each time I closed and launched FireFox, ALL Windows with ALL Tabs would open. No problem. Easy.

This morning, Firefox crashed and LOST EVERYTHING. Why did it happen? And how do I get them back?

Jev

Задан jevbrowser 3 месяца назад

Последний ответ от cor-el 3 месяца назад

Youtube player in normal videoplayer is in the wrong ratio

Hello, I am writing this as I have yet to find any answers My problem lies in the fact that while browsing on YouTube the ratio suddenly changed with no warning. When in… (читать ещё)

Hello, I am writing this as I have yet to find any answers

My problem lies in the fact that while browsing on YouTube the ratio suddenly changed with no warning. When in a private window it does not change the ratio and I have no idea as to why. I have tried to restart both FireFox and my computer, but none of this have helped, I then tried disabling all my extensions, this also did not help, and as I have yet to find anything about this problem elsewhere I hope that I could get my answer as to why this has happened, and how to fix it

The first picture is the ratio that is the "normal" and the second is should be, does anyone have any answers?

Задан Carl Peter Conrad 3 месяца назад

Последний ответ от cor-el 3 месяца назад