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Firefox shutting down when first opening!!

I got a notice that Firefox (and Thunderbird) were updated this morning. Took me an HOUR to find out how to make the miniscule font in my inbox larger. So.. suddenly, new… (funda kabanzi)

I got a notice that Firefox (and Thunderbird) were updated this morning. Took me an HOUR to find out how to make the miniscule font in my inbox larger. So.. suddenly, new problem.

When I click the Firefox icon to launch the browser, and reopen my tabs, It opens for a millisecond, then closes faster than I can try to read if there is an error. When I click it AGAIN, all my tabs are GONE and I have to search for them manually, which is a royal pain.

Why is this happening? How can I stop it from happening? This is annoying as hell.

Asked by piper_e_thompson 10 izinyanga ezidlule

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PDF download link has disappeared from banking website - Firefox only

Firefox 117.0.1 (64 bit) Build 20230912013654 Windows 10 Home - Version 22H2 OS build 19045.3448 The link to download my Sears credit card statement in pdf form has disap… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox 117.0.1 (64 bit) Build 20230912013654 Windows 10 Home - Version 22H2 OS build 19045.3448 The link to download my Sears credit card statement in pdf form has disappeared when accessing the website (https://citiretailservices.citibankonline.com) with Firefox. It still appears and works normally when the website is accessed with Chrome. I have the uBlock Origin extension installed on Firefox, but it is disabled on the Sears website. Screencaps attached.

Asked by jimcarter1 10 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 9 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox upload speed zero on Windows 10

This is a recurring problem. I have just been on to Vodafone who have tweaked my router as my speeds, download and upload, were very erratic, and upload speed often zero … (funda kabanzi)

This is a recurring problem. I have just been on to Vodafone who have tweaked my router as my speeds, download and upload, were very erratic, and upload speed often zero so connections failed. Sometimes my phone speeds were similar but not always. The Speedtest by Oopla desktop app also showed erratic results but often when they were OK the web-based test on Firefox was much worse, with upload speed zero. When I started this Firefox showed upload speed zero. Now Firefox shows upload 18Mbps. This variability keeps happening and is driving me spare, as even emails often fail to go through - I use Thunderbird. I shall see how things go tomorrow and tell you how it is going.

Asked by msturdy77 9 izinyanga ezidlule

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PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR on our website

Few days ago, some of our clients and few (not all) internal PC are get stucked on a PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR on our website. Only on 117 windows version (118 developer ver… (funda kabanzi)

Few days ago, some of our clients and few (not all) internal PC are get stucked on a PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR on our website. Only on 117 windows version (118 developer version and 119 nightly seems ok). We tried to repair firefox, it works on 95% but we can't ask our client to do this. It works on Chrome & Edge.

We running out of ideas : - we only accept TLS 1.2 / 1.3 - checking CSP - Both IIS and Apache are not working - Firewall are not blocking

Asked by zakwil 10 izinyanga ezidlule

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Manage exceptions list is empty, and Allow button does not add a site

On a late model Dell laptop, there are no domains listed under Exceptions-Cookies and Site Data. When I key in a domain (whether using www., http, https, or just the doma… (funda kabanzi)

On a late model Dell laptop, there are no domains listed under Exceptions-Cookies and Site Data. When I key in a domain (whether using www., http, https, or just the domain name by itself.) and click on Allow, that website is not added. It's the same as if browser security is stuck on Remove All Websites. With the same Privacy and Security settings on my desktop, I do not have this problem, so it appears not to be a matter of altering particular settings. Short of removing and reloading Firefox on the laptop, which might work but not teach anybody anything, are there suggestions?

Asked by Quenchoo 10 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 10 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 10 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 10 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox 117.0 ignores the argument URL when clicking a document or email link

This issue was introduced by 117.0 Now I must click all URLs twice to get the website visited. O.S.: MacOS 11.7.9 (BigSur), Firefox 117.0 JOOP! … (funda kabanzi)

This issue was introduced by 117.0 Now I must click all URLs twice to get the website visited.

O.S.: MacOS 11.7.9 (BigSur), Firefox 117.0

JOOP!

Asked by Sciuriware 10 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Sciuriware 10 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 10 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by Paul 10 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox just stops working and has black screen after using it at random times

Firefox just turns into a black screen and becomes unusable. It has been happening for a long time now and i have checked RAM and CPU usage and they are all fine, as I ex… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox just turns into a black screen and becomes unusable. It has been happening for a long time now and i have checked RAM and CPU usage and they are all fine, as I explored potential causes.

I will be using firefox and it just turns all black on all screens and is completely unusable. To use it again I have to force close all windows and reopen it and it works again.

This is a frequent issue that I have seen

Asked by K_A 10 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by zeroknight 10 izinyanga ezidlule

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Downloads has a sticky "save as" folder location for just one website.

The Backstory: As a graphic designer, I save things from the web all the time--stock websites, client downloads, all that jazz. Because I have a ton of clients, I have th… (funda kabanzi)

The Backstory: As a graphic designer, I save things from the web all the time--stock websites, client downloads, all that jazz. Because I have a ton of clients, I have the "Always Ask You Where to Save Files" option selected, and it usually does a pretty good job of remembering where I want to save stuff.

However, I've encountered a crazy bug in the last month: When I save images--jpegs specifically--from Adobe Stock, it will pop up the "where to save" window, and it will be a certain client's folder. (For clarity, we'll call this Tammy's folder.) I'll navigate to the new location I want to save assets for the current project I'm working on (let's say this is Mike's folder). Then I'll download another jpeg for Mike's folder from Adobe, but it will start me back in Tammy's folder again. This means I have to re-navigate to Mike's folder, every single time I want to save anywhere other than Tammy's folder.

Here's the weird thing: When I save .ai/vector files from Adobe stock, it remembers the last folder I saved an .ai/vector file to. Same for .pngs and other file types. On other stock websites, it will also remember, whether they are jps, zips, svgs--it works fine. It's JUST jpegs (not jpgs) from Adobe Stock.

I've tried clearing cookies, data, resetting the download location, rebooting my computer in between all the changes, and even going into the about:config to try to fix it that way. Short of uninstalling/reinstalling firefox, are there any other solutions I should try?

Thanks!

Asked by jamie50 10 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by zeroknight 10 izinyanga ezidlule

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Virus / Malware Warning Every Time I Open Firefox

A few days ago I was downloading a ZIP file and was warned that "This file contains a virus or malware". Fine, thank you for telling me but now how do I seeing the same w… (funda kabanzi)

A few days ago I was downloading a ZIP file and was warned that "This file contains a virus or malware". Fine, thank you for telling me but now how do I seeing the same warning every time I start Firefox? The file in question does not exist on my computer so far as I can tell and I did a thorough search through 3.5tB of storage on the machine to make sure. How do I stop this warning?

Asked by Bodger 11 izinyanga ezidlule

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Just did a factory reset on my computer and can't access my old firefox account.

Seems like when I tried logging in to my old account with a password reset, I somehow created a second account with the same email. All my bookmarks and extension set up… (funda kabanzi)

Seems like when I tried logging in to my old account with a password reset, I somehow created a second account with the same email.

All my bookmarks and extension set ups seem to be gone.

Never had this issue, and have been using the same firefox account for like 5 years.

Asked by Froggy_D 10 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 10 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox search with Google

Using Firefox 117.0 (64 bit) with Windows 10 Pro 22H2, I have www.google.co.uk set as the home page. Whenever I use the homepage search box to enter a search term, Firef… (funda kabanzi)

Using Firefox 117.0 (64 bit) with Windows 10 Pro 22H2, I have www.google.co.uk set as the home page. Whenever I use the homepage search box to enter a search term, Firefox stalls for about 10 seconds before showing the search results. Selecting any search results opens the relevant page straightaway. Subsequent new searches using either the search box at the top of the results page or the home page again also has the 10 second delay. Using the search box in the Menu Bar does not have this delay - the results are shown straightaway. This has been happening for the past two weeks or so and using the previous version of Firefox. I've been using Firefox for many years and have never had this problem. Chrome works fine. I've tried all the "solutions" found on the internet, refreshed Firefow, tried a new profile, troubleshoot mode, etc, without any change. Also, within the past 24 hours, I can no longer open www.screwfix.com - with www.screwfix.com in the address bar, I get a completely white page without any error message. Screwfix opens fine with Chrome on this machine and with Firefox on Android tablet and phone. Please can you help with this. I'm in the UK. Thanks

Asked by stusal 10 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by stusal 10 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox crashes while using Windows magnifier

Hello: I must use the magnifier that came with Windows or I cannot read the screen. All was fine until Firefox updated. Now, when I try to use the magnifier, Firefox and… (funda kabanzi)

Hello:

I must use the magnifier that came with Windows or I cannot read the screen. All was fine until Firefox updated. Now, when I try to use the magnifier, Firefox and all the sites I am using freeze. The entire screen fades out, and an hour glass shows up. But nothing happens after that. I have to go to the task manager and close Firefox, then start it up again.

I checked for Windows updates and everything is current. I am using Windows 10.

How can I fix this?

Asked by Virginia Small 10 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by zeroknight 9 izinyanga ezidlule

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How do I disable the new built-in translator?

I need to disable this horrible translator that is now showing up on top of every page I visit, It keeps showing up even after choosing a translation or disabling transla… (funda kabanzi)

I need to disable this horrible translator that is now showing up on top of every page I visit, It keeps showing up even after choosing a translation or disabling translations for that language. That is probably a bug, but I don't want to wait for a fix, I need to be able to see the pages I visit completely, this thing prevents me from clicking buttons and and is really anoying.

This is the built-in translation feature since I do not use any translation plugins, and started showing up after an upgrade.

Asked by jose90 10 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by jose90 10 izinyanga ezidlule

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Forecastfox Settings Location

Is there a main location where Firefox extensions (like Forecastfox) keep their settings? If so, or if you happen to know where Forecastfox in particular keeps its settin… (funda kabanzi)

Is there a main location where Firefox extensions (like Forecastfox) keep their settings? If so, or if you happen to know where Forecastfox in particular keeps its settings, I could use some help locating this folder. I have a settings file I could put in there to overcome some difficulties that the folks at Mozillazine can't seem to help with. (https://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?f=48&t=2913287&p=14963740#p14963740). The folder I have is named Forecastfox.2023.04.22.21.11.51.txt

Asked by Anan 9 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 9 izinyanga ezidlule

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Google dot com (that URL ONLY) is SLOOOOOOOW on Firefox

This has been asked here before but I've tried EVERYTHING that was offered that time, none worked. I've used Firefox since the start, and before, I used Netscape in the… (funda kabanzi)

This has been asked here before but I've tried EVERYTHING that was offered that time, none worked.

I've used Firefox since the start, and before, I used Netscape in the 90s. I'm ready to move to another browser forever if I can't fix this. Can anyone help please?

Only thing that worked was dumb workaround of changing my Home URL from https://www.google.com (which takes about 60 seconds to do a search) to https://www.google.com/search?q=BipTunia

The second works. (Was the last search I'd done, it worked, so I used it. Works fast if I delete the word it puts in the search field, do my new search and hit Enter)


I'm on Win 10, latest version (117). Fast computer, no viruses. All other programs closed.

Search on main Google URL works fine with same Google account on other browsers, not Firefox.

I HAVE TRIED ALL OF THESE (WITH NO JOY), plus rebooting Firefox every times;

--Cleared all cache, data and cookies. --Reset Firefox --Tried Firefox in Safe Mode --Signed in with different Google account. --Signed out of Google account. --Reinstalled Firefox --Tried with and without Hardware Acceleration on --Changed default Firefox Theme

Asked by feendean 10 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by feendean 10 izinyanga ezidlule

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Cloudflare challenges only work in incognito (with all extensions)

I've been having an issue for a while now where the cloudflare challenges that ask you to click the check mark to "verify your connection is secure" would just endlessly … (funda kabanzi)

I've been having an issue for a while now where the cloudflare challenges that ask you to click the check mark to "verify your connection is secure" would just endlessly ask me to click the button and never continue. Sometimes it would say to unblock access to challenges.cloudflare.com.

But if I a launch an incognito window I can visit website with the challenge and it won't even ask! I've added all my extensions to run in incognito mode and everything still works, I can visit the websites in incognito just fine. So the one changing variable is incognito vs non-incognito.

I can have two windows open, one incognito and one not, and browse to the same website and the non-incog window will fail but the incog will just go to the site.

I thought incognito was supposed to only affect the session storage? Does it silently change other things to the running environment of the browser (about:config options, slightly different extension configs)?

Anyone know why this small change would suddenly allow cloudflare challenges to work?

Asked by txrxnet 10 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by txrxnet 10 izinyanga ezidlule

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Recently closed windows

Hello, once again the function of restoring recently closed windows has stopped working, it is displayed in gray and you cannot enter it I usually work on two or three wi… (funda kabanzi)

Hello, once again the function of restoring recently closed windows has stopped working, it is displayed in gray and you cannot enter it I usually work on two or three windows at the same time and this function usually works, but I can't use it for the second or third time. Can I recover closed windows? I will be grateful for your help Best regards, Paweł U

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Answered by cor-el 10 izinyanga ezidlule