Problem just began on 1/25/13. Can view any site on hotmail window or web browser. When finished with site and attempt to return to Firefox site by either X in viewed site or back arrow site crashes and comes up with a crash report site.
I have been sending reports and then attempting to reconnect using reconnect. No solution. I now cancel reconnect to return to Firefox Mozilla and then hit Hotmail in Most viewed.
Please advise simple and easy to UNDERSTAND for non teckie. thanks
We're sorry to hear that your Firefox seems to be crashing. Please perform the following steps to give us a crash report ID that helps us find out more about the cause of the crash.
Thanks in advance for your help!
More information and further troubleshooting steps can be found in the Firefox crashes - Troubleshoot, prevent and get help fixing crashes article.
I tried entering #1 in the spot that I normally enter web pages (with a star logo at end of line) and was advised that this was not a proper way to enter for web pages.
Please give a detailed description of how to access web crashes.
Also, please see original request and make this as simple as possible. I have been retired for nearly 6 years. All my work IT problems were solved by a staff of professionals. I am simply a USER NOT A TECHNICIAN. Thanks for your help.
about:crashes is what you should be able to put into the address bar, make sure you type is EXACTLY as you see it:
then press Enter
I was able to enter "about crashes" it referred me back to your directions about an "address bar".
You have to be very simple with me. I have entered the requested information on every place I could on your web browser with no joy.
Where exactly on you site do I enter "about crashes"?
The "address bar" is not noted on my computer or in any help source that I have attempted to find. Please bear with me, I am just a user and not a skilled one at that. I enter sites wherever I can get results.
As an afterthought, your web browser only shows 3 or 4 places to enter requests: 1. standard web addresses 2. search requests 3. Foxfire requests (in center of page).
Again I have tried all 3 with no joy and a lot of frustration. My research shows that the requested information would be very helpful but does not tell me how to access (for "dummies") thanks again
The Address bar is where you enter in standard web addresses. Please go to that field, delete everything that is there, type in about:crashes, and press enter.
The only reason this wont work is if you are using portable Firefox, is that the case?
I was able to enter info. Here are the last 5 crash reports as requested: Submitted Crash Reports
Report ID Date Submitted bp-5e4deb31-1407-4fdb-a4a2-19cb321301281/28/201311
:09 AMbp-76b377bb-d4fa-4aa1-9ac6-4d5a421301281/28/2013 11:04 AMbp-c031bbdb-39b3-41b6-a41d-298f321301281/28/2013 11:03 AMbp-113b86f9-898d-42b7-a92e-34f8c21301281/28/2013 10:52 AMbp-a95a3837-771c-4aad-9b33-d9c2321301281/28/2013 10:48 AMbp-4739f8e9-878a-4781-b497-b109b2130128
This crash is caused by Norton Confidential. Norton will be releasing an update this week to fix the update (so please run Norton's Live Update every day to receive it) but until then, you can disable Norton Confidential. Type about:addons into the address bar (just like you did for about:crashes) click on extensions, then disable the Norton Extensions.
Thanks for pointing me in the right direction.
Problem: site has 2 Norton Add ons enabled 1. Norton Toolbar 2012.5.10.1 2. Norton Vulnerability Protection 188.8.131.52 (disabled).
which one should be disabled?