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Unable to update Firefox browser

I have Windows 11 and the Firefox 124.0.2 browser. I cannot update to the latest version of Firefox. I receive an error message "Failed to update". I've uninstalled an… (funda kabanzi)

I have Windows 11 and the Firefox 124.0.2 browser. I cannot update to the latest version of Firefox. I receive an error message "Failed to update". I've uninstalled and reinstalled the browser, ran the install utility selecting update, nothing seems to work. Please help

Duplicate question, please continue in your 2nd thread: /questions/1445013

Asked by rpm3110 1 isonto elidlule

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Tabs on Bottom

Hi Running Firefox 71.0 (64 bit) Well seems Firefox has been messing this up again. Anyone have the new work around solution to get my tabs back on the bottom again. T… (funda kabanzi)

Hi

Running Firefox 71.0 (64 bit)

Well seems Firefox has been messing this up again.

Anyone have the new work around solution to get my tabs back on the bottom again. They were fine this morning then shut down and went out to lunch and when I came back they were back on the top again after months of being where I wanted them below my bookmark bar.

Thoughts on this?

Thanks Dave

Asked by scottish2 4 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 4 iminyaka edlule

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Unable to type a "space"

When typing comments on a web blog, after the spacebar is used, the first letter of the next word eliminates the previously typed space. So what I end up with is all word… (funda kabanzi)

When typing comments on a web blog, after the spacebar is used, the first letter of the next word eliminates the previously typed space. So what I end up with is all words in a sentence running together. Tried other browsers and they work fine. Changed keyboard as well no joy. Typing is normal in applications like adobe, word, etc..... Only happens during Firefox use......... Uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox, also no help..... How do I fix ?

Asked by doej79779 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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Image corrupt or truncated In DevTools Firefox

Hi, Hope you all are doing well. I recently checked my website [removed] on different browsers. Website is working fine with most of the browser, but when i checked it on… (funda kabanzi)

Hi, Hope you all are doing well. I recently checked my website [removed] on different browsers. Website is working fine with most of the browser, but when i checked it on Firefox i got an error in DevTools "Image corrupt or truncated". What does it mean? This is a category image and present on sidebar of website. But all other images are same, i mean with same size and format. Why exactly this image is creating an issue?

Kind Regards, Hassan Mujtaba

Asked by info.apktank 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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The Back Button doesn't work on Youtube.

I noticed that someone else had this question, but instead of answering it, it just got archived. When browsing Youtube, the browser Back Button doesn't work. For examp… (funda kabanzi)

I noticed that someone else had this question, but instead of answering it, it just got archived.

When browsing Youtube, the browser Back Button doesn't work. For example, if I start on the Youtube main page, then click on a video, it will show the video. But then, when I click the browser's "Back" navigation buttion, it does not take me back to the main page. The URL in the address bar will be the main page, but it will continue to display the video I just watched instead.

This only seems to happen on Youtube. It's been a problem for a while - possibly as much as 2 years or even more. And it doesn't happen every single time. However, it has been happening a lot more frequently lately.

It's almost as if Firefox just doesn't want to refresh.

I've tried clearing the cache. The problem persists. I've dried disabling all add-ons. It still happens. I've tried running it in troubleshooting mode. Still a problem.

I've tried to duplicate this in Microsoft Edge; it doesn't seem to happen there.

Asked by r.thomas.wright 8 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by r.thomas.wright 8 izinyanga ezidlule

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New tab "+" missing from tab bar with with 20 tabs or more

After the latest update (117.0 64-bit) I now do not see the '+' sign in the tab bar. I have 40 tabs open (please, no negativity - it's always worked for me), but if I cl… (funda kabanzi)

After the latest update (117.0 64-bit) I now do not see the '+' sign in the tab bar. I have 40 tabs open (please, no negativity - it's always worked for me), but if I close all of the tabs it reappears. Re-open the original 42 tabs and it's gone again. Close them and it reappears, etc. Now for the fun bit: starting from scratch with a new window - the '+' is there, but open 20 more tabs and it goes.

Asked by trgz 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox spyware

When I launch Firefox (version 115.0.1), it establishes and maintains multiple connections to '*.googleusercontent.com' until I close Firefox. This is bull shit is totall… (funda kabanzi)

When I launch Firefox (version 115.0.1), it establishes and maintains multiple connections to '*.googleusercontent.com' until I close Firefox. This is bull shit is totally unacceptable. I have been using Firefox since version 1.0.6 but I will dump Firefox for another web browser if this problem cannot be fixed.

How do I stop these connections being made?

Asked by kolusion1 9 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by mozel3 8 izinyanga ezidlule

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Can the Firefox profile manager be used with portableapps

I hope this applies here. I tried using the "-p" command fro Librewolf. Wiped out my sessions and settings. Is there a way to do this in Firefox and or Librewolf? … (funda kabanzi)

I hope this applies here. I tried using the "-p" command fro Librewolf. Wiped out my sessions and settings.

Is there a way to do this in Firefox and or Librewolf?

Asked by noel_envode 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by Paul 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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Urgent Assistance Needed: WordPress Plugin Compatibility Issue with Firefox on Finance and Real Estate Website

We're reaching out to our valued community members for urgent assistance with a technical issue affecting our website, dedicated to providing crucial insights into the re… (funda kabanzi)

We're reaching out to our valued community members for urgent assistance with a technical issue affecting our website, dedicated to providing crucial insights into the realms of home loans, home refinance, VA loans, and mortgage loans.

Recently, we've observed that some of our WordPress plugins are encountering compatibility issues specifically when accessed through the Firefox browser. This concern is impacting the seamless functionality of certain features on our site. Here are a few key details:

Issue: Some WordPress plugins not functioning correctly on Firefox. Website Focus: Finance and Real Estate, covering topics such as home loans, home refinance, VA loans, and mortgage loans. Request: Seeking advice and expertise from the community to address the compatibility issue.

If you have experience in resolving browser-specific plugin issues or insights into ensuring cross-browser compatibility, please share your knowledge. Your assistance will not only benefit our website but also contribute to the broader understanding of maintaining optimal functionality in finance and real estate platforms.

Asked by Michael Wheeler 5 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by Dayle Stain 4 izinyanga ezidlule

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XUL Runner This profile was last used with a newer version of this application. Please create a new profile.

What am I supposed to do about this new problem? "XUL Runner This profile was last used with a newer version of this application. Please create a new profile." I did cr… (funda kabanzi)

What am I supposed to do about this new problem?

"XUL Runner This profile was last used with a newer version of this application. Please create a new profile." I did create a new profile. I have like 4 different profiles now from every time I've had to reinstall Firefox because it keeps crashing and freezing.

Asked by Rafael Lecuona 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 izinyanga ezidlule

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Washington Post does not display content pages normally

Using FF 100. Last week the Washington Post suddenly will not display article content correctly. Main page is fine, but when I open a story, I get code and a page with ma… (funda kabanzi)

Using FF 100. Last week the Washington Post suddenly will not display article content correctly. Main page is fine, but when I open a story, I get code and a page with many blank areas. Story content appears with small print.

No problem in Edge nor Chrome.

Asked by hcgoddard 1 unyaka odlule

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Fixed - After A Bookmarks' Library [Restore] Function, Tag Bookmark Names & Folders Show Duplicated

Something went wrong w/ the mouse, some of my tags disappeared & wasn't able to recover them via Ctrl+Z, so I decided to perform my 1st [Restore] (never had to do 1 b… (funda kabanzi)

Something went wrong w/ the mouse, some of my tags disappeared & wasn't able to recover them via Ctrl+Z, so I decided to perform my 1st [Restore] (never had to do 1 before), since I had just recently done an [Export Bookmarks] & a [Backup]. Everything seems to have gone Ok, except that for every tag, all of the bookmarks listed under the [Name] column are duplicated. When I right-click & [Show In Folder], they both show in the same folder. When going onto their folder, they are only shown once, so there are no duplicates there. When I attempt to [Delete] 1 of the 2 duplicate entries they both get [Deleted], so I can only conclude that they are 1 in the same. But the question remains, "How can I fix this duplicate condition?"

Another related & interesting behavior is that, from any bookmark folder where you can clearly see there are no duplicated bookmarks, when you do a [Search] from the top-right-hand search-box, the "results" are also "duplicated", although you might need to sort them by clicking on the [Name] column control. So, I can go to any bookmark folder & clearly see that there are no duplicate bookmarks, but when you do a [Search], that's when you get duplicate entries. That leads me to believe that this is the result of the [Search] function, & thus for some odd reason the [Search] is generating "duplicate entries". And then perhaps, both the [Tag]s & the [Search] function are related.

Also, this "duplication" does not happen on newer added bookmarks, after the [Restore] was executed, & it's only a phenomenon that affects those bookmarks that were saved by the Bookmarks' Library [Backup] function, & thus this anomaly was introduced by the [Backup].

Actually, I just realized the problem is more complicated than I thought. The reason any search results in "duplicate bookmarks" is because there are 2 sets of folders, 1 set above the other, & if you don't scroll down all the way you won't see it. So that's why there are actually "2 Sets Of Bookmarks", because there are "2 Sets Of Folders", 1 above the other. The problem is that when you delete any "Duplicate Bookmark" you delete them both, & not just 1 of the 2 bookmarks.

I wonder if it would work, to "Delete All Bookmarks" & then do a [Restore]?

Could "Mozilla Support" answer that?

Don't know why every time I attempt to [Post A Reply] & get an "Error",... So I'm going to post my reply right here,...

Fix: (2024-02-19) Of course, I did some testing before I concluded what was the best approach, but since I noticed all of the "Bookmarks Folders" were duplicated under [Bookmarks Menu], an easy fix is to go to the "bottom duplicated folder", right on top of the [Other Bookmarks] folder, & "Select It" (by clicking on it) & [Delete] it (w/ the [Delete] key on your keyboard). Do this 1 by 1, until you reach the "bottom folder" of the bookmarks' folder you certainly don't want to delete. Close Firefox & then reopen it - to make sure Firefox takes care of any garbage-collection. Then do your Bookmarks' Library [Export Bookmarks To HTML] followed by a [Backup], & you are good to go.

Actually, I don't know what introduced the error. Don't know if it was Firefox's [Restore] function, or it could have been me (by accident) w/ some "unnoticed & unexpected" move of the mouse/trackball, which accidentally duplicated all of the folders w/o me noticing, & that is why all of the "Bookmarks" were "duplicated".

Happy Firefox Browsing,...

Asked by Jimmy 2 izinyanga ezidlule

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Cannot attach files to my outgoing emails using gmail

Two issues using latest version of Firefox with Windows 10. These 2 issues have occurred in the last few days First I cannot attach my files to my emails using Gmail. … (funda kabanzi)

Two issues using latest version of Firefox with Windows 10.

These 2 issues have occurred in the last few days

First I cannot attach my files to my emails using Gmail. I'm able to do this using Edge or Chrome

Second, normally when I used to start typing the name of my correspondent it would automatically complete. This is no longer working. I'm able to do this using Edge or Chrome

the attached printscreen shows both issues

Asked by pauljaniga 1 inyanga edlule

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how to download and install an older version of Firefox

I currently am running FF vers. 109.0.1 64 bit on Win 10 pro. I don't like what I've been reading about the latest update, my machines are old and I'm not ready to upgra… (funda kabanzi)

I currently am running FF vers. 109.0.1 64 bit on Win 10 pro. I don't like what I've been reading about the latest update, my machines are old and I'm not ready to upgrade so I don't want an even more overloaded/uses up more CPU, etc., version of Firefox. I don't have complex needs in a browser, so some of the "upgrades" haven't been useful for me or have made using FF more difficult.

  I found a list of what I guess are older versions but no information was provided on how to choose a version of say v. 110, to make sure it's the right one for my laptop and/desktop (or the one that will work w/the fewest problems) that it's in English, etc.   
  My impression is that FF is mostly worked on by people who have a variety of needs & interests so increasing sophistication is what they want and that's fine, I'd like to keep using FF w/my current machines, w/as simple a version ,ie., useful for an unsophisticated user.    Is that possible?    If so, I'd like to upgrade to 110 64 bit or perhaps 111 64 bit unless either or both had huge security holes, etc and many users found they weren't very functional.   I do have security software.

Asked by azure7 8 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by azure7 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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how can I install 'java script'?

Where are my answers ? Could you email me the answer of my yesterday numerous questions. At first: HOW CAN INSTALL JAVA SCRIPT ??? I wish you get this problem w… (funda kabanzi)

Where are my answers ? Could you email me the answer of my yesterday numerous questions. At first: HOW CAN INSTALL JAVA SCRIPT ??? I wish you get this problem with your system 100,000 times and maybe you will do something

Asked by kathedoris 11 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 11 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox's HUGE memory usage - AN ONGOING ISSUE you refuse to fix

TO MOZILLA DEVELOPERS In spite of hundreds if not thousands of users reporting this issue over and over again, and your suggested workaround to reduce memory usage in t… (funda kabanzi)

TO MOZILLA DEVELOPERS

In spite of hundreds if not thousands of users reporting this issue over and over again, and your suggested workaround to reduce memory usage in the settings that doesn't do anything - FIREFOX is still using unacceptably HUGE amount of memory.

With just FOUR (4) tabs open in one window, in the Task Manager I can see 17 (!!!!!!) Firefox windows open using 830 MB of memory. The highest usage of all my apps including memory hungry media apps. It's using THREE times as much memory as my Adobe Audition processing edits of a 1.5 hr audio with several clips.

This is insane!! You have gone crazy with caching to the point of making this browser unusable.

It's freezing up and crashing my Audition so before I work in it I must shut Firefox down completely - and I work on a powerful tower PC designed for media.

If you don't seriously cut back on this insane caching for the sake of browsing speed IN THE NEXT UPDATE, I won't be using your browser at all, it's simple as that. I'm already migrating my bookmarks and setting up Chrome which uses about half the memory that Firefox does with the same tabs, and I suspect that many users will follow suit.

The workarounds you offer DO NOT WORK. Any app that uses more than 500 MB of memory at any give time on my computer - goes.

Asked by etcetera777 3 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox Bookmarks Causing Crash/Freeze/Not Responding

Starting on 12/1/23 Firefox browser on Windows PC is Not Responding while loading up bookmarks toolbar. Switching to "Never Show" is only way to load the browser. Trying … (funda kabanzi)

Starting on 12/1/23 Firefox browser on Windows PC is Not Responding while loading up bookmarks toolbar. Switching to "Never Show" is only way to load the browser. Trying to open or manage bookmarks freezes up the FF browser again.

Asked by Rafael Lecuona 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 4 izinyanga ezidlule