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firefox keeps freezing

lately firefox has been freezing or without warning just shuts down. any special reason? according to 'about' it is most current at 94.0.2. i have refreshed and it sti… (read more)

lately firefox has been freezing or without warning just shuts down. any special reason? according to 'about' it is most current at 94.0.2. i have refreshed and it still happens. i clear cookies & cache every night. no others use my wifi. i cannot figure it out. i am using W11, but i got that more than a month ago and only the past few days has this been happening. i am out of ideas on what could be the problem. any suggestions?

Asked by sisterkate1950 5 hours ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 hour ago

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All Searches Default to URL box

I want searches to stay in a search engines home page and not go automatically into address box. When I search for anything by writing in the search box on the Google ho… (read more)

I want searches to stay in a search engines home page and not go automatically into address box. When I search for anything by writing in the search box on the Google home page search or even Duck Duck Go, the inserted text goes immediately into the address bar. I have tried FF in Safe Mode, I have no studies going, using version of FF 94.0.2 and only have 5 extensions (Last Pass, Bitdefender, BreezeClick, Adobe Acrobat and Malwarebytes.) Thank you

Asked by RichS 22 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 21 hours ago

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Excessive content processes and RAM usage: 50 Processes , 10GB

Hello, After one of the last updates of november I started having 20-50 processes for each firefox profile that I use. In previous versions I used 'browser.tabs.remote.au… (read more)

Hello, After one of the last updates of november I started having 20-50 processes for each firefox profile that I use. In previous versions I used 'browser.tabs.remote.autostart' and 'browser.tabs.remote.autostart.2' and set them to false, to limit the number of processes. But now, even though I removed these configurations, I have no option to control how much RAM and processes firefox uses - the option to set the content processes is missing from the settings page too. Another thing that I noticed is that for some reason, in most of my profiles, container tabs can't be enabled.

Hope you can help, Rotem.

Asked by rotemgor 2 days ago

Answered by rotemgor 7 hours ago

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FF94 I messed up, now I can't import password .csv file

After reading up on procedures (but failing to follow links), I decided to completely delete all my passwords. Let me back up a minute, last week I downloaded the .csv fi… (read more)

After reading up on procedures (but failing to follow links), I decided to completely delete all my passwords. Let me back up a minute, last week I downloaded the .csv file of my passwords, because after 10 or 12 years, I needed to clean them up. I had 486 saved passwords, out of which I deleted all but 123. I did not want to try that in the browser, actually I did, but after about 20 I gave up because I realized how long it would take.

So anyway, I got ready to finish up, and I deleted my browser copy, then tried to upload the corrected copy. However every time I get an error "Something went wrong try again". So as my plan was, I deleted my Chrome passwords (they should be the same), then uploaded the corrected copy. It said "Upload successful" or somethiing like that, I waited five minutes, for Chrome to finish syncing and all that, then tried to import from Chrome, it imported 3 passwords.

But now, here's the big problem, I follow the directions I have found in this site, but once I click the hamburger, the next link does not exist. When I go another way, none of the links exist. I have searched all over the settings pages, and nowhere is there the option to upload a .csv file, I can import from another browser all day, but not upload. So what's going on?

Asked by 1971robby 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Cannot logon to Chase Online Banking since going to FF 94.0.2

Since upgrading to FF 94.0.2, I cannot logon to Chase Online Banking. The site texts me a code which I then enter and receive a message that part of the site does not see… (read more)

Since upgrading to FF 94.0.2, I cannot logon to Chase Online Banking. The site texts me a code which I then enter and receive a message that part of the site does not seem to be working. If I use Edge, I can get in without a problem. I went into troubleshooting mode and it let me logon without a problem, but returning to normal mode repeats the problem. Using private mode does not work either. I'm not sure what is going on here and any suggestions would be appreciated.

Asked by Mike Schmieg 22 hours ago

Answered by Mike Schmieg 15 hours ago

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Unable to log onto Vanguard Account

I am unable to log onto investor.vanguard.com using Firefox. It has worked fine until last week. I confirmed the username/password are correct (they work fine on my pho… (read more)

I am unable to log onto investor.vanguard.com using Firefox. It has worked fine until last week. I confirmed the username/password are correct (they work fine on my phone app and using the Microsoft browser). I contacted Vanguard and they said they have not had any reported issues on the website.

When I click on the LOGON icon, a blue halo appears around the icon, but I cannot complete the logon. All other icons on the home page work properly on Firefox, but the LOGON does not. Deleting cookies did not help.

Are other Firefox users experiencing this on Vanguard, and if so, is there a fix?

Asked by K_E_BETSCH 1 week ago

Answered by K_E_BETSCH 23 hours ago

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Multiple Sites Blocked with "SEC_ERROR_REVOKED_CERTIFICATE", but work fine with Google Chrome

In the last few days, I started having multiple web sites blocked with "SEC_ERROR_REVOKED_CERTIFICATE". They work fine with Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge, and I trust… (read more)

In the last few days, I started having multiple web sites blocked with "SEC_ERROR_REVOKED_CERTIFICATE". They work fine with Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge, and I trust them. One example is http://www.wumb.org, a public radio station. I found nothing in Firefox Help to bypass this security flag and go to the page.

If there is a work-around, please make it show up when searching for SEC_ERROR_REVOKED_CERTIFICATE in Firefox Help. If there is no work-around, please add one. Otherwise, Firefox, my favorite browser, will quickly get a bad reputation.

Thanks,

Eliot Mayer Belmont, MA, USA

Asked by Eliot Mayer 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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Firefox doesn't remember username, but remembers password

On this site: https://www.orange.pl/twojekonto/zaloguj I can't force firefox to remember username (no problem with remembering password on next step). In older Firefox wi… (read more)

On this site: https://www.orange.pl/twojekonto/zaloguj I can't force firefox to remember username (no problem with remembering password on next step). In older Firefox without WebEx there was addon which allowed to manipulate forms to prepare proper autocompletion data. This addon is not supported with WebEx anymore due to lack of proper functions. Instead Firefox Dev Team claims that mechanism built in current Firefox is enough for such tasks and mentioned addons are not needed. Seems it is wrong thinking.

I tried different approaches to save username for mentioned site but without success.

Asked by zygdresze1 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Directed to "Unplug or Eject Hardware"

Tell me please how to "unplug or eject hardware" in Firefox. I have gotten a Verbatim External Slimline CD Writer that directs me to find this option in the Windows task… (read more)

Tell me please how to "unplug or eject hardware" in Firefox. I have gotten a Verbatim External Slimline CD Writer that directs me to find this option in the Windows taskbar. But I use Firefox as my browser and don't know where to execute this on the Firefox taskbar.

Asked by danwpatt 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

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Left Swipe/Previous Page - Can I disable?

I find when I am browsing on Firefox and swipe down on my Macbook trackpad, the browser often interprets even a slightly leftward slant as a command to go back a page. I… (read more)

I find when I am browsing on Firefox and swipe down on my Macbook trackpad, the browser often interprets even a slightly leftward slant as a command to go back a page. Is there a way to disable the swipe left/previous page function or to make it less sensitive?

Firefox 94.0.2 on Macbook Air 13-inch Early 2015 with MacOS 11.6.1

Thanks!

Asked by doug.earl.mail 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 23 hours ago

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Having to clear the Firefox cache multiple times

I am having to clear the Firefox cache multiple times on UPS tracking page in order to get it to work. I can track one package, but if I try another, the page says: We ar… (read more)

I am having to clear the Firefox cache multiple times on UPS tracking page in order to get it to work. I can track one package, but if I try another, the page says: We are unable to complete your tracking request at this time. Please try again later." This response will not change until I clear the data and cache and start over. Having to try and troubleshoot web pages is time consuming and annoying. If it is a trusted site, why can it not just work?

This is a recent issue - none of the other browsers I use are having this problem, but I really don't want to start using multiple browsers just to get through my day. Any suggestions on how to fix this?

Asked by giafonem 1 day ago

Answered by giafonem 1 day ago

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In my browser is a pic of an ugly man. When you click on him it says Browser is under remote control (reason:De

That ugly man in the browser won't let me enter websites or pages within the website ,like sweepstakes entries on Cabela's website for example. My numbers are [phone numb… (read more)

That ugly man in the browser won't let me enter websites or pages within the website ,like sweepstakes entries on Cabela's website for example. My numbers are [phone number]. Michael Lodsin When I open Firefox, there are 3 or 4 blue screens pop up to make excutible orders to my computer, I always click them off. but they we not always there. Is someone using my computer from afar, or worse tracking my keystrokes or monitoring me ?

Asked by nocowfarm2001 1 day ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 day ago

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Firefox won't run Cox Contour

When I attempt to run Cox Contour I am presented with "Your system isn't compatible with Contour." However, I am running the latest Windows 10 Pro and Firefox 94.0.2. Con… (read more)

When I attempt to run Cox Contour I am presented with "Your system isn't compatible with Contour." However, I am running the latest Windows 10 Pro and Firefox 94.0.2. Contour runs fine under MS Edge and Google Chrome. I have already spoken to Cox, rebooted both Firefox and my PC, and verified that both Edge & Chrome can run Contour. Contour ran fine with Firefox two days ago, and I MUCH prefer Firefox to either Edge or Chrome.

Please advise.

Asked by Hwedhlor 2 days ago

Answered by Hwedhlor 1 day ago

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How do i extrack extension to keep in a local file on my home PC ?

I know that a extension, ones that add functionality can be installed from a local file on my PC but i need to know how to extract the extension and store it on my home P… (read more)

I know that a extension, ones that add functionality can be installed from a local file on my PC but i need to know how to extract the extension and store it on my home PC ? I know there are scripts available but i don`t remember where.

Asked by Adam 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Changes to bookmark management in FF 94.0.2

Prior to FF 94.0.2 saving a bookmark opened an option to select the folder in which it was to be placed. With 94.0.2 the bookmark is saved directly to the last folder sel… (read more)

Prior to FF 94.0.2 saving a bookmark opened an option to select the folder in which it was to be placed. With 94.0.2 the bookmark is saved directly to the last folder selected with no option to select a folder. I have to perform an extra action immediately to edit the bookmark location. If this isn't done before closing the tab I have no way of finding the bookmark again. Please revert

Asked by davivid 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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PDF files all changed to "Type of File" Firefox HTML Document (.pdf) which i DID NOT WANT!! I need to change them back to the REGULAR adobe pdf files. I have followed several instructions on here but they have NOT restored my files to the original .pdf

There are several requests similar to mine, mostly about Windows 7 (i have windows 10). I made sure the "general settings" within Adobe were set to use Acrobat as defaul… (read more)

There are several requests similar to mine, mostly about Windows 7 (i have windows 10). I made sure the "general settings" within Adobe were set to use Acrobat as default, and i set firefox options (as near as i could tell) to save my pdf's with Adobe acrobat also. However, ALL my files - both already saved and new pdf's - now are listed as filetype "Firefox HTML.pdf" and all have the html icon. For my husband's business, we have to fill out state forms in pdf and forward copies to them and to clients. My clients are frustrated and confused that they cannot recognize the pdf's i sent by the original icons, and some don't seem to understand how to open the "html" files i send them (most of our clients probably use other browsers: when they showed up as straight adobe files this was never a problem) I need to fix BOTH my stored pdf forms AND new fillable forms from the state as filename.pdf with the adobe icon. PLEASE!!

Asked by trinj 1 day ago

Answered by trinj 1 day ago

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youtube sound, video not in sync

fresh install RHEL 8.5 FF 91.2.0esr i start a vid in youtube. the sound has static. if i open another window, even on a site that doesn't play video or sound, the sound… (read more)

fresh install RHEL 8.5 FF 91.2.0esr

i start a vid in youtube. the sound has static. if i open another window, even on a site that doesn't play video or sound, the sound and picture on the first window instantly get out of sync. the picture runs about 2-3 seconds ahead of the audio.

i have not customized the setup. this is a "stock" configuration. i have lots up upload, download speed. 20Mbps up, 80Mbps down.

Asked by bigcrater 3 days ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 day ago

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Firefox slow to load tabs; additional login problems

Windows 10 desktop user, Firefox says that it's up to date. Background information: After running normally for most of yesterday, my computer entered sleep mode while I w… (read more)

Windows 10 desktop user, Firefox says that it's up to date.

Background information: After running normally for most of yesterday, my computer entered sleep mode while I was having dinner and then had some sort of trouble coming out of it, forcing it to restart entirely. Only Firefox and Discord were open at the time the computer entered sleep mode.

Upon restarting Firefox, however, I noticed that my tabs were loading unusually slowly even after they had allegedly finished - switching between tabs often results in white screens with the circle in the middle of them for several seconds, and there is noticeable lag when attempting to open links or type in the search bar, among other things. This problem has persisted after restarting as well as shutting the computer down entirely before rebooting it.

Troubleshoot Mode made no noticeable difference, nor did clearing the cookies and cache afterwards. However, in my subsequent attempts to relog into several sites afterwards, I was unable to do so for both Google (via Youtube; the saved email fills properly but it will not proceed to where you'd normally enter the password) and, ironically, the mozilla/firefox websites itself, which claims I do not have cookies enabled.

(Which means that, embarrassingly, I've had to use Edge just to login here and ask this question...)

All the other websites that I've tried to login to have worked, though, so I'm not sure what's going on.

Can anyone help me?

Asked by fangren3000 2 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 days ago