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  • Kusonjululiwe

"Player Error"

When I try to use the Criterion Channel and several other websites that use cyberlocker video services, I get an error with no code (attached screenshot). Here's what I h… (funda kabanzi)

When I try to use the Criterion Channel and several other websites that use cyberlocker video services, I get an error with no code (attached screenshot). Here's what I have tried to solve it with: - VPN - Clearing cache - turning off all extensions that target ads, pop-ups, and tracking; and making sure Firefox itself isn't blocking tracking - using the user-agent switch extension to pretend I'm on a different browser The last one makes me think it might be a Windows 10 problem and not a Firefox problem, but I'm just covering my bases. Any help is appreciated!

Asked by harporose 2 emasontweni adlule

Answered by zeroknight 2 emasontweni adlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Whenever i open a tab it immediately crashes.

I'm asking this question on a different browser because Firefox cant load any websites. Basically whenever i open a new tab, it opens to a crashed tab. Gah. It cant even… (funda kabanzi)

I'm asking this question on a different browser because Firefox cant load any websites.

Basically whenever i open a new tab, it opens to a crashed tab. Gah. It cant even load google, or any website for that matter, not even the homepage for Firefox, its just a blank page with nothing on it, whenever i type something into the address bar and press enter it just disappears and does nothing. Browser settings work, but stuff like passwords dont, and i have most of my important passwords on firefox, so i cant log into runescape and stuff.

Can you help?

Asked by kase 3 emasontweni adlule

Answered by kase 2 emasontweni adlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

"The WidevineCdm plugin has crashed" - unable to use any streaming service.

Whenever I attempt to watch something on any streaming service, I get an error message from the streaming service and a note from Firefox saying "The WidevineCdm plugin h… (funda kabanzi)

Whenever I attempt to watch something on any streaming service, I get an error message from the streaming service and a note from Firefox saying "The WidevineCdm plugin has crashed." I have tried to solve this problem a number of ways, but have unable to find a solution.

My best guess is the problem is due to the most recent WidevineCdm update, as in the plugins settings the most recent update for the plugin was on 10/21/23, which is shortly before I first noticed the problem. I did test out various streaming platforms on other computer browsers (Chrome and Microsoft Edge) — they gave the same website errors as I got on Firefox, but those browsers did not indicate the cause or suggest which plugin failed. I additionally tested out desktop apps for some of the streaming platforms; they work fine without any issues, but unfortunately the main streaming platform I use doesn't have a desktop app and only works in browser.

My computer is a Lenovo Yoga 9i, it's running Windows 11, and everything is up-to-date.

The methods I have tried to fix this issue with, to no avail: - submitted crash reports - toggling the "play DRM restricted content" options in Firefox, and toggling whether or not the WidevineCdm was activated, closing the browser between each toggle of options - clearing Firefox's cache - running Firefox in troubleshooting mode to make sure it wasn't a different extension interfering with it - tried running Firefox in compatibility mode - tried to find support from the people who made WidevineCdm, but apparently they don't do end-user support - deleting the WidevineCdm manually from the program files for Firefox and Chrome (since Firefox says the plugin is from Google), and then reinstalling it via the chrome components page. This briefly lead to the message on the plugin page that WidevinceCdm would "begin installing shortly." It seemed frozen like that for a good while, but then I tried clicking the "check for updates" and that message disappeared, and it went back to crashing when I tried using a streaming service. - uninstalling both Chrome and Firefox, restarting the computer, then reinstalling both browsers

As far as I can tell, the plugin comes automatically installed in the browser, and there isn't an alternate plugin for decrypting DRM-restricted content. If there's a way to set the WidevineCdm to a previous version before the update that's crashing it, I haven't found it, but I am no expert in computers or coding, and my guess about it being caused by the recent update could be wrong too.

I'm at my wit's end here, any help fixing this problem is greatly appreciated.

Asked by samantha 5 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by samantha 4 izinyanga ezidlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Font incorrectly rendered in Firefox, but looks OK in private mode

Over the past day or two, I've seen firefox incorrectly render fonts on a couple of websites. So far, I've only noticed two websites effected: quotientapp.com and xero.co… (funda kabanzi)

Over the past day or two, I've seen firefox incorrectly render fonts on a couple of websites. So far, I've only noticed two websites effected: quotientapp.com and xero.com (not the actual landing page, but rather the login page and other pages available after login https://login.xero.com/identity/user/login). This problem may extend deeper but these are the only places I've found them.

At first I thought my eyes were playing tricks on me but nope, something definitely not right. No new addons have been installed on my system. I've also deleted all local storage / cookies (via the Inspector) for these sites thinking it must be some caching issue - but no, it's still doing it.

Inspecting the font-family shows the issue (this is from the page https://go.quotientapp.com/sign-in) - have attached the images below of what I see.

I do use uBlock, but it is disengaged on Quotient and Xero (these are work related sites, they show no ads). Other add-ons I have installed include Bitwarden, Dark Reader, Firefox Multi-Account Containers and Reddit enhancement suite. I've ensured all add-ons are up to date as of this posting.

FWIW I do allow all the extensions above (with the exception of Firefox Containers which I don't allow) in private mode.

Any insights on how to get to the bottom of this?

Asked by SamPilgrimsTooth 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by zeroknight 3 emasontweni adlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Can't access bispebjerghospital.dk with max protection

I want to visit http://bispebjerghospital.dk/ . I have seen on https://www.whatsmydns.net/#A/www.bispebjerghospital.dk that it's DNS isn't propagating correctly, so I tur… (funda kabanzi)

I want to visit http://bispebjerghospital.dk/ . I have seen on https://www.whatsmydns.net/#A/www.bispebjerghospital.dk that it's DNS isn't propagating correctly, so I turned on "MAX PROTECTION" for DNS, hoping that it would let me see the site.

But Firefox showed me "Unexpected error" the first time I went to the site. And then I clicked 'always allow' and now it just spins and spins with no response visible.

How can I visit the website from one of the countries with red X's on whatsmydns?

Asked by Janus Troelsen 3 emasontweni adlule

Answered by Janus Troelsen 3 emasontweni adlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Keys do not repeat when held in Gmail

When editing in Gmail, holding a key down does NOT repeat the character or action. e.g. xxxxx when holding down the "x" or deleting multiple characters when holding down … (funda kabanzi)

When editing in Gmail, holding a key down does NOT repeat the character or action. e.g. xxxxx when holding down the "x" or deleting multiple characters when holding down the <Backspace> key.

It works properly in other apps (e.g. this dialogue).

And works okay in Gmail in other browsers (e.g. Chromium or Brave).

I'm using Firefox 124 on Linux Mint 20.1.

System: Kernel: 5.4.0-174-generic x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 9.4.0

          Desktop: Cinnamon 5.2.7 wm: muffin dm: LightDM Distro: Linux Mint 20.3 Una 
          base: Ubuntu 20.04 focal

Asked by DPB.Almonte 3 emasontweni adlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 emasontweni adlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Text links transform into a blue word "Link" that can not be used in ChatGPT

I am using the latest version of firefox. Windows 10. I'm writing a school project with assistance from ChatGPT. When I ask it for a link, it provides it. While it is "ty… (funda kabanzi)

I am using the latest version of firefox. Windows 10. I'm writing a school project with assistance from ChatGPT. When I ask it for a link, it provides it. While it is "typing", I can see the link, but when it finishes "typing", the link becomes a blue word "Link", with the web address gone. I can not click on it to open the website, like I can in Mirosoft office. There is no way to access the website. I tried to use troubleshooting mode with all extensions disabled - it didn't help. ChatGPT claims, that it's the browser issue. How can I access these links?

Asked by andriusvg 3 emasontweni adlule

Answered by andriusvg 3 emasontweni adlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Firefox video stream problems in youtube and twich unsupported MP4/H.264 while having installed media feature pack

So I have a following problem FF 124.0.1 Windows 10 N edition Installed media feature pack When trying to play twitch video it shows error 4000 and when trying to play … (funda kabanzi)

So I have a following problem

FF 124.0.1 Windows 10 N edition Installed media feature pack

When trying to play twitch video it shows error 4000 and when trying to play stream from youtube it shows that your browser can't play this video.

Problem is that FF was able to do it like 6 moths-year ago (not really watching stream videos)

was trying to reinstal media feature pack, firefox, chcecknig nighgtly build but without sucess and have no clue what can do more

Asked by hello_there 3 emasontweni adlule

Answered by hello_there 3 emasontweni adlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Firefox slow to open first tab

Firefox takes a very long time to open the first tab. After it opens, subsequent tabs open relatively quickly. I've tried self help suggestions like clearing cookies, cac… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox takes a very long time to open the first tab. After it opens, subsequent tabs open relatively quickly. I've tried self help suggestions like clearing cookies, cache and history, updating, even removing home page content. Nothing helps. It's getting intolerable and I end up switching to other browsers rather than sit and wait. Starting to even dread using firefox. Running Sonama 14.3.1 on my iMac. What else can I do?

Asked by charyizquierdo 3 emasontweni adlule

Answered by zeroknight 3 emasontweni adlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Videos buffering and/or not playing

When I try to play a video on Firefox desktop, it takes it a long time to load. Once it has loaded, whenever I pause it for more than a few seconds, or if I try to skip a… (funda kabanzi)

When I try to play a video on Firefox desktop, it takes it a long time to load. Once it has loaded, whenever I pause it for more than a few seconds, or if I try to skip around the video (either by clicking around in the loaded section of the progress bar or using +/- seconds buttons), the video begins buffering again before the video resumes. This makes it extremely difficult and frustrating to watch anything that requires me to pause, rewind, or fast forward. I've noticed this issue affect multiple video viewing sites, such as YouTube, Vimeo, and Netflix. My roommate also uses Firefox, but doesn't have this issue, so I know it's not a problem with my internet. I thought it might be a problem with my computer, but I tried to replicate the issue in Chrome and everything worked fine there. The issue has persisted almost a week. I have:

  • Rebooted my computer several times
  • Deleted my history/cache
  • Disabled my extensions
  • Turned off Java scripts in firefox (this disabled my ability to load sites like YouTube completely, so I turned it back on)
  • Updated my computer
  • Updated my graphics drivers
  • Refreshed firefox
  • Uninstalled and reinstalled firefox (and rebooted my computer)
  • Uninstalled and reinstalled firefox AND deleted all the data it stored on my computer (and rebooted my computer)

I am currently using version 123.0.1 of Firefox. My OS is Windows 10 22H2.

Asked by AccidentalRogue 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by AccidentalRogue 1 inyanga edlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

firefox will not open

I say crashing - it will not open. The closest I get is that it will say 'running troubleshooter mode', and then immediately close again before I can even see the actual … (funda kabanzi)

I say crashing - it will not open. The closest I get is that it will say 'running troubleshooter mode', and then immediately close again before I can even see the actual browser. This issue does not occur with Chrome or DuckDuckGo, so it is not an issue with a Microsoft Family account. This issue is not related to missing or corrupted redist files, as I have installed all of the latest files there. I would like to switch to Firefox, as I use it on my phone.

https://youtu.be/YIS4MET6fys

^ this is a video of what happens.

Thank you for any help.

Asked by tcs 3 emasontweni adlule

Answered by zeroknight 3 emasontweni adlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Firefox hangs after switching between virtual terminals (Linux)

Hi, I like to use separate user accounts / X sessions for work and personal stuff. Whenever I switch from one session to another (ctrl+alt+Fx), it usually takes a few mi… (funda kabanzi)

Hi,

I like to use separate user accounts / X sessions for work and personal stuff. Whenever I switch from one session to another (ctrl+alt+Fx), it usually takes a few minutes for Firefox to get responsive again. Sometimes it never does (typically on Mondays, after working in my "personal" session all week end, and switching back to my "work" session). Other applications (xterm, qpdfviewer, etc...) don't seem to be affected at all. Is there something I can do to fix that ?

Thanks,

 -Olivier.

Asked by oprs 4 emasontweni adlule

Answered by oprs 3 emasontweni adlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

typing lag in large text input fields

Above 70-75k characters, text input fields on any site have a ton of input lag -- like, I have to wait 10s after I type a sentence for the sentence to finish slowly updat… (funda kabanzi)

Above 70-75k characters, text input fields on any site have a ton of input lag -- like, I have to wait 10s after I type a sentence for the sentence to finish slowly updating letter by letter. I've tested across multiple sites, and in Private mode (to confirm it's not caused by extensions, none of which are allowed in Private mode).

I also tried setting `accessibility.force_disabled=1` as suggested here and here, but that didn't help (and yes, I restarted). Disabling hardware acceleration didn't help either.

Asked by npfoss 4 emasontweni adlule

Answered by zeroknight 4 emasontweni adlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Firefox glitching out after most recent update

I don't have the words to describe what's happening here. Please see screenshot. Frequently when using Firefox- since the latest update, it's up-to-date on up-to-date Mac… (funda kabanzi)

I don't have the words to describe what's happening here. Please see screenshot. Frequently when using Firefox- since the latest update, it's up-to-date on up-to-date Macbook Sonoma 14.4- this starts happening, when I move around my cursor, the images get all funky, it seems to be pulling in visual information from multiple tabs. Restarting the app clears it out, until the next time it happens. Any thoughts on this?

Asked by carnivee 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by zeroknight 1 inyanga edlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Firefox label in Windows 11 not displaying correctly when taskbar set to never group

I have noticed a bug with how the Firefox icon appears when launched in the Windows 11 taskbar when the never group option is enabled. When Firefox is launched and is the… (funda kabanzi)

I have noticed a bug with how the Firefox icon appears when launched in the Windows 11 taskbar when the never group option is enabled. When Firefox is launched and is the only application open in the taskbar, there is no label present next to the icon like other programs have when launched. There is the little line underneath the icon though indicating it is launched but that is it. As soon as I open another application though, the label will also appear for Firefox. This is only a minor annoyance but is definitely as bug at least for me and should be pretty easy to fix. I will attach screenshots of the behavior. In the first screenshot, you can see that Firefox is open but has no Text label like it is supposed to. The second screenshot is as soon as I open a second application.

I am on Windows 11 Home 23H2 Build 22631.2792 Windows Feature Experience Pack 1000.22681.1000.0 Firefox Version: 120.0.1

Asked by chris545 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by chris545 4 izinyanga ezidlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Error message will not let me open Firefox

When I try to open Firefox I am getting this error message: Error: platform version '124.0.1' is not compatible with minVersion >= 124.0 maxVersion <= 124.0. Do… (funda kabanzi)

When I try to open Firefox I am getting this error message: Error: platform version '124.0.1' is not compatible with minVersion >= 124.0 maxVersion <= 124.0. Does anyone know how I can fix this? Deb PS I need simple instructions, I'm not terrible techy.

Asked by Deborah Lief 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by TyDraniu 1 inyanga edlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Firefox randomly slow at startup

Hello, For an unknown reason, my firefox sometimes is really slow to startup. It can take up to 10 minutes before the webpage start to load. My hardware is not that bad… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

For an unknown reason, my firefox sometimes is really slow to startup.

It can take up to 10 minutes before the webpage start to load. My hardware is not that bad. I try to use the "performance" to capture the issue : https://share.firefox.dev/3x2rgHj I don't know if there is something to see because, the tool is also slow.

It happens on 3 different computers on linux.

I try to disable all extensions and without telemetry but nothing change. I'm reporting the problem now but it's much older

If you have a idea to fix this issue please share because it's really annoying.

Asked by Inglebard 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by zeroknight 1 inyanga edlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Can't open Firefox - error re "platform version '120.0.1'

Hello, Clicking to open Firefox gives me the following error message: Error. Platform version '120.0.1' is not compatible with miniVersion >= 120.0 maxVersion <= … (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

Clicking to open Firefox gives me the following error message:

Error. Platform version '120.0.1' is not compatible with miniVersion >= 120.0 maxVersion <= 120.0

Can't open firefox! I'm running Windows 11 version 10.0.22631 Build 22631

Thanks! Julie

Asked by Julie 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Terry 4 izinyanga ezidlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Instant crash on startup, including safe mode

CrashID: bp-5b2cb490-913f-4ffa-8f1b-35cba0240323 Hello, since today I am experiencing instant crash on start up. It was perfectly fine yesterday (10 hours ago). Even att… (funda kabanzi)

CrashID: bp-5b2cb490-913f-4ffa-8f1b-35cba0240323

Hello, since today I am experiencing instant crash on start up. It was perfectly fine yesterday (10 hours ago). Even attempting to open safe mode when offered also instant crash. Firefox is currently unuseable.

I believe the recent 124.0.1 is the issue ? Can this be confirmed, where can I check if this issue is widespread & the ETA to an eventual fix ?

Asked by diego.mrnj 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by zeroknight 1 inyanga edlule