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FF Ver 92.0

Why is my FF keeps on filling up memory even without doing any browsing? Because my FF started crashing a couple of days ago, I just monitored the Memory Usage on Task Ma… (funda kabanzi)

Why is my FF keeps on filling up memory even without doing any browsing?

Because my FF started crashing a couple of days ago, I just monitored the Memory Usage on Task Manager. I opened both FF and Edge, without any browsing. Edge is maintaining memory usage at around 129MB (without browsing), but FF keeps on increasing the memory usage. About 20 mins since opening FF, FF memory usage is 3,241 MB (without any browsing at all) and it still keeps climbing as I type.

I am attaching a couple of Task Manager screen shots.

Edge memory usage is up on Image 4 because I am using Edge to type this message.

Can someone please help?

(Current FF memory usage is 3,518 MB - no browsing at all).

I use Win 10 and I'm up to date.

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Update: (1) I refreshed FF which stopped continuous increase of memory usage (while not browsing). Also, I could see FF lines disappear from Task Manager almost immediately on exiting FF.

(2) To get back "quick launch shortcuts" I copied file "Pref.js" from my old profile. Continuous memory use while idling started again. FF lines were still there on Task Manager after exiting FF.

Asked by Paul 11 amahora adlule

Last reply by FredMcD 8 amahora adlule

Minimize, Maximize, and Close buttons invisible after latest update

After the most recent update, currently on 92.0, the Minimize, Maximize, and Close buttons are invisible. They are still there and I can get the tool-tip if I hover over… (funda kabanzi)

After the most recent update, currently on 92.0, the Minimize, Maximize, and Close buttons are invisible. They are still there and I can get the tool-tip if I hover over them with the mouse, but visually they are completely gone.

Any ideas how to fix this?

Thanks in advance!

Asked by knight_magnus 10 amahora adlule

Last reply by FredMcD 3 amahora adlule

Firefox 92.0 breaks high-contrast mode - can't read screen!

I just updated Firefox to 92.0. (Windows 7 Pro, SP1, 64bit) I am visually impaired, and use one of the Windows high-contrast modes to be able to read the screen. The 92.0… (funda kabanzi)

I just updated Firefox to 92.0. (Windows 7 Pro, SP1, 64bit) I am visually impaired, and use one of the Windows high-contrast modes to be able to read the screen. The 92.0 update absolutely "broke" the high-contrast mode. It is now almost impossible for me to view any website... I need some sort of fix... NOW. I either need instructions to back up to the previous Firefox release or instructions to add or change something in "preferences" if that is possible.

Asked by wdunwoody 5 amahora adlule

Last reply by TyDraniu 4 amahora adlule

Firefox Access to Canvas/Zoom/Meeting

can access Canvas/Zoom fine, but when I try to start a scheduled meeting, I receive an error message that my access has expired. I have never seen this before, When I us… (funda kabanzi)

can access Canvas/Zoom fine, but when I try to start a scheduled meeting, I receive an error message that my access has expired. I have never seen this before, When I use Chrome, it works just fine. Is there an update to Firefox that I need to download?

Asked by bquillen 9 amahora adlule

Last reply by FredMcD 8 amahora adlule

is there a way to search the bugzilla database for strings?

I would like to search the bugzilla database for known issues. While there is a builtin search tool, that does not work: if I search for a string and limit the search to… (funda kabanzi)

I would like to search the bugzilla database for known issues.

While there is a builtin search tool, that does not work: if I search for a string and limit the search to one specific bug where I know it contains the string, then that bug is reported. Doing the same search over all bugs, it (takes long and then) reports that no bug at all contains the string - not even the one where I know it contains the string.

So this search tool is proven defective and cannot be used. What alternatives are there?

Asked by pmc1 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 usuku oludlule

Extension & History is get cleared after every restart

Hi Team, I am facing issue with my browser, whenever i restarted my PC (windows 10) my history from previous session,extension are get removed & browser start as a ne… (funda kabanzi)

Hi Team, I am facing issue with my browser, whenever i restarted my PC (windows 10) my history from previous session,extension are get removed & browser start as a newly installed one. I need to add extension again,login again in other accounts every single Time.

Asked by udaykboss 18 amahora adlule

Last reply by FredMcD 14 amahora adlule

ForeFox 92.0 crashes frequently

I use Win 10 desktop. Recently FF 92.0 started crashing frequently. Not sure whether this is a browser issue or whether it has anything to do with the recent Dell chip se… (funda kabanzi)

I use Win 10 desktop. Recently FF 92.0 started crashing frequently. Not sure whether this is a browser issue or whether it has anything to do with the recent Dell chip set update software.

Downgraded to FF 91.0 which do not appear crashing. However, I noted FF uses a huge amount of memory, and FF does not properly shut on Exit. Task Manager shows FF lines for about 30 seconds after exiting FF.

Is this something to do with my setup or something not right with FF?

Asked by Paul 17 amahora adlule

Last reply by TyDraniu 15 amahora adlule

allow popup

Fedora 33, Firefox all The web page wants permission to know my location and popups a yes/no box. I click on Yes expecting the box to do it's thing and go away. It doe… (funda kabanzi)

Fedora 33, Firefox all The web page wants permission to know my location and popups a yes/no box. I click on Yes expecting the box to do it's thing and go away. It doesn't, it remains and covers everything below it and locks the page.

And the problem is getting old ...

Asked by cal 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by TerryN21 20 amahora adlule

How do i search in the main bar in the middle of the screen as apose to the web address bar?

As the subject says, i don't wish to use the address bar to search i wish to use the bar in the middle of the screen like it used to be, this would be much easier for me … (funda kabanzi)

As the subject says, i don't wish to use the address bar to search i wish to use the bar in the middle of the screen like it used to be, this would be much easier for me with my visual impairment, can anyone advise please?

I use win10 and i have no plugins as far as i know for Firefox

Best wishes

Asked by janekburn71 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 usuku oludlule

Location Correction for surfing web

Soooo, I have to admit defeat on this one. I travel often to South America and back to the states about every other month. I need access to a couple of job search sites w… (funda kabanzi)

Soooo, I have to admit defeat on this one. I travel often to South America and back to the states about every other month. I need access to a couple of job search sites while in Colombia but I can not make the location stable. Every one of the sites I open gives me a Brazilian site link. I have set everything I can think of the the United States (Laptop main location service, Mozilla location, etc) with no change. When I open Indeed.com or Glassdoor.com or any other ones I get the dame results...Brazilian search results???

By the way, this happens when I open them in Edge or Chrome too...I know it's know a browser issue but I can't fix it anyway I try... :[

Thanks a million in advance.

I type in indeed.com and get this https://br.indeed.com/?r=us

Asked by gtucker7 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by FredMcD 1 usuku oludlule

Spell Check Not Working

layout.spellcheckDefault is set to 1 The "check your spelling as you type" check box is checked. I have an English (GB) language pack add on installed. When I left right … (funda kabanzi)

layout.spellcheckDefault is set to 1 The "check your spelling as you type" check box is checked. I have an English (GB) language pack add on installed. When I left right click in a multiline text entry box, there's no option to select languages.

Asked by eugbug1 4 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by FredMcD 1 usuku oludlule

Updated Firefox "improvements" . . . !

Firefox 92.0 : So now comes another "improvement" from the folks behind a program . . . NOT! USED TO BE: Click on a Bookmark in the Bookmarks Toolbar and the roll-down w… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox 92.0 : So now comes another "improvement" from the folks behind a program . . . NOT!

USED TO BE: Click on a Bookmark in the Bookmarks Toolbar and the roll-down would be single lines -- meaning a person could control the number of links in that Bookmark so the roll-down would go to the bottom of the screen. Simple to read, no extra activity needed.

NOW IN THE "NEW & IMPROVED" VERSION: Click on a Bookmark in the Bookmarks Toolbar and the roll-down is 1.5 or 2.0 spacing -- meaning a person is now required to futz with the roll-down since it goes way past the bottom of the screen. A waste of time to search, since one is required to spend the extra activity to scroll down and down and down until all of the bookmarks have become visible.

VISIBLE? Ha. Part of the "NEW & IMPROVED VERSION" is that the screen font used by Firefox is that all-too-ubiquitous light gray color that can barely be read unless is blessed with exceptionally good eyesight. Some websites these days think it is So Very Hip to utilize that style of font -- but make it even lighter! Mindless Madness.

SO: How does one 1. Return the Bookmark roll-down list back to a single-line style? 2. Change the font color so that it is dark enough to be readily read?

Thank you.

Asked by Hikermann 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by jscher2000 1 usuku oludlule

Form Autocomplete

I've recently switched from chrome to firefox. Autocomplete forms has never worked for me. Firefox is either not saving, or not loading form data - I click into a form fi… (funda kabanzi)

I've recently switched from chrome to firefox. Autocomplete forms has never worked for me. Firefox is either not saving, or not loading form data - I click into a form field and it jsut doesn't have an option to fill from stored data. Honestly tempted to go back to chrome at this point. I've tried following steps in help articles, settings all look ok, it just doesn't work on virtually any website. Logins are generally ok, it's mainly things like address data, email address and so on. Same on mobile and on desktop.

Asked by j_j_cuk 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by FredMcD 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Dementia

Hi Guys. I am an 81yo with mild dementia. I have 3 PC's / An old Dell laptop / A top of range Huawei laptop and an Optiplex desktop. I have a partner who has been totally… (funda kabanzi)

Hi Guys. I am an 81yo with mild dementia. I have 3 PC's / An old Dell laptop / A top of range Huawei laptop and an Optiplex desktop. I have a partner who has been totally blind since age 8 [Now 74]

Needless to say - I will need to "Look Out" for my partner when I am no longer here! My idea is to set up 3 PC's One for me / one for Janet and one JOINT [Gurrently used] - This (I think) will make it easy for her son/daughter to "Take up the Riens" with bespoke "My Gov" and password manager/email addresses / accounts.

What do you guys think?

First thing first though; God knows what settings I've botched over the past few decades? I know the gmail settings [Gearwheel] are mainly concerned with "Searches" - No filter or unused gmails! So looks like I'll need to reset Firefox [On 3 machines?] - So be it!; I only have a couple of extensions and a "New Start" is needed. Trouble is - I will need a "Step by Step instruction(s) as I'm not too Cognisent just now. ANY help greatly appreciated. My initial contact was with a nice young lady called Brienie [I think]

                            Kind Regards  -  Denis

Asked by DGT 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by FredMcD 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Firefox does not open links when I click on them

I'm using Windows 10 and have installed FF 92.0 as the default browser and recently installed MS Works 9. When I click on a link within a document it does not open. The … (funda kabanzi)

I'm using Windows 10 and have installed FF 92.0 as the default browser and recently installed MS Works 9.

When I click on a link within a document it does not open. The cursor does change to a hand & it does say "CTRL +click to follow link https….", but that doesn’t work. However it does turn on the Underline function in the word processor.

Clicking on links has worked for years with Windows 7 and MS Works 7. I don’t see any settings in Works 7 or 9 that control this.

Is there a FF setting that enables this?

Asked by Mike109 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by jscher2000 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule