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Youtube viewing corrupting firefox/windows 10

I seem to have a 'bug' being introduced through firefox when I view youtube videos. it does not happen right away, it takes a few videos to happen. The partial solution I… (funda kabanzi)

I seem to have a 'bug' being introduced through firefox when I view youtube videos. it does not happen right away, it takes a few videos to happen. The partial solution I have found so far (having done this twice so far in almost as many days, and about to do it a second in one day.) is to do a complete uninstall of firefox, then do a windows defender offline scan (which seems to knock out whatever is left in the machine, it won't tell me what was found.) then to come back into win10 and doing a clean install which seems to work well enough (having multiple tabs open [I do miss being able to have large numbers of open tabs and not having my machine going nuts]) till I break down and check the youtube channels that I like to keep up with. main noticeable symptom is my machines cooling fan going into 'hyper' drive, then checking task manager and finding firefox using almost two gigs of memory and 40+% of cpu capacity. As I type this, with just one tab open, firefox is showing 563.3 MB and seven (7) sub? programs running. Before this latest flair up, for one tab open it would be under 400MB and five programs running?

Add-ons I run on Firefox: uBlock Origin, Adblock Plus, and DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials

My system: AMD A9-9425 RadeonR5,5 Compute Cores 2C+3G 3,10GHz

                   8GB of ram 7.45 usable
                   WIN 10 Home Ver. 1909         {64 bit}
                  OS Build 18363.997

Asked by rrtreerat 5 amahora adlule

Last reply by the-edmeister 3 amahora adlule

Save as only saves to documents

When I use "save image as", format shows only documents and all files. I can't save as jpg...Firefox 79.0 I used to be able to right click on "Save image as" and JPG was… (funda kabanzi)

When I use "save image as", format shows only documents and all files. I can't save as jpg...Firefox 79.0 I used to be able to right click on "Save image as" and JPG was an option. JPG is no longer shown, only "Documents or All files". How can I save images now?

Asked by Bud05437 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by jscher2000 3 amahora adlule

OK... Added "Firefox Voice" Now what? Why doesn't it work??

Added Firefox Voice. Now what? How does it work? Honestly HATE these "ADD ON" products as there's no info on how to use them. While the concept is great for most of them… (funda kabanzi)

Added Firefox Voice. Now what? How does it work? Honestly HATE these "ADD ON" products as there's no info on how to use them. While the concept is great for most of them... I can never figure out how to use them. Not upset with anyone it particular, just wish this was an easier process. Help.

Asked by imdjsanborn 4 amahora adlule

Last reply by the-edmeister 3 amahora adlule

Firefox screen too big for Firestick...

I just got the Firestick, mainly because it allows you to use a web browser (as opposed to Roku). Apps display fine. But Firefox is so big that I only see the middle of… (funda kabanzi)

I just got the Firestick, mainly because it allows you to use a web browser (as opposed to Roku). Apps display fine. But Firefox is so big that I only see the middle of the window. I can't even get to the "hamburger" section, nor the top bar to see if it's running in maximized. I'm assuming it's running as an app, though, because I do have the option to request a desktop site (same problem with that.)

Is there some setting that I'm missing? I've seen the stuff about holding down the menu key and hitting the rewind button, but that does nothing. And, when I hold down the menu key, I see the various options (such as installing tabs), but nothing about shrinking the screen size.

Any assistance would be very much appreciated.

- Russ

Asked by therealex 5 amahora adlule

Last reply by the-edmeister 4 amahora adlule

Firefox

Hi, my name is Dan. Have enjoyed Firefox for over 17 years. I have uninstalled and reinstalled latest Firefox 4 times. First 2, dialogue box appeared, cannot locate VCRUN… (funda kabanzi)

Hi, my name is Dan. Have enjoyed Firefox for over 17 years. I have uninstalled and reinstalled latest Firefox 4 times. First 2, dialogue box appeared, cannot locate VCRUNTIME 140_I.dII, continue install. Second 2 attempts, did not appear. Now cannot sign in. Click login, opens tab but nothing happens. Click options nothing happens. Have checked firewall settings. Have tried USB Debubbing with Android Firefox and Firefox Nightly, both said to be incompatible. Stay Safe. Thank you in advance .Kind regards, Dan

Asked by Dan 6 amahora adlule

Last reply by FredMcD 5 amahora adlule

www.<website>.com in location bar creates http://www.<website>.com, not httpS://www.<website>.com

When I key www.<website>.com in location bar and hit enter, Firefox uses http://www.<website>.com, not httpS://www.<website>.com, to find the website. M… (funda kabanzi)

When I key www.<website>.com in location bar and hit enter, Firefox uses http://www.<website>.com, not httpS://www.<website>.com, to find the website. Most of the time the http:// version does not resolve to a website. It just hunts and hunts and hunts. This same thing happens many times when I click on a link in gmail which I open in Firefox.

Since we are all supposed to be using httpS:// these days, why doesn't Firefox default to https://?

Is there some setting that I'm missing?

Thanks, Caitlin

Asked by Caitlin 1 inyanga edlule

Last reply by jscher2000 8 amahora adlule

Facebook videos taken in portrait mode won't play in Firefox

Facebook videos taken in portrait mode won't play in Firefox. I can copy and paste the URL in the Chrome browser and they play fine. Any fix for this or do I have to chan… (funda kabanzi)

Facebook videos taken in portrait mode won't play in Firefox. I can copy and paste the URL in the Chrome browser and they play fine.

Any fix for this or do I have to change my browser of choice?

Asked by cs_heath 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by Amber 14 amahora adlule

Firefox Loggs Out All my accounts when app is closed

If I sign into a website, Like Netflix, and when finishes and closes firefox, when I open it again I am logged out automatically, I used another browser and It kept me lo… (funda kabanzi)

If I sign into a website, Like Netflix, and when finishes and closes firefox, when I open it again I am logged out automatically, I used another browser and It kept me logged in, but not firefox, can anyone help me solve this situation?

Asked by tony 17 amahora adlule

Last reply by cor-el 16 amahora adlule

Firefox 79 on Windows 10, Permission Microphone

I want to dictate in the on-line version with MS Word. When I select the Microphone icon, I get a message that the Website can't access the Microphone. I have already sca… (funda kabanzi)

I want to dictate in the on-line version with MS Word. When I select the Microphone icon, I get a message that the Website can't access the Microphone. I have already scanned all articles about the topic, but I can't get the microphone to work. When I go to Options > Privacy & Security > Permissions > Microphone > Settings I can enter the URL, but the Enter button doesn't work. There is no microphone icon in the address bar neither. When I select the Lock icon, it tells me in the information pop-up that I have given no permission to anything. I have neither found something in the Windows 10 setting. I tried to dictate with the on-line version of MS Word with Chrome, and there it works. I would very much appreciate the help of someone who came across the same issue. Regards Bernhard

Asked by Bernhard Strütt 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by cor-el 18 amahora adlule

Local Html files are not being displayed correctly.

<html> <h1>hello 23</h1> </html> When I am loading this local .html(above template) file , then as in heading h1 , only hello is being displayed ,… (funda kabanzi)

<html> <h1>hello 23</h1> </html>

When I am loading this local .html(above template) file , then as in heading h1 , only hello is being displayed , the number 23 is not being displayed .

This is happening in all my Html files. The integers are not being displayed in my web browser.

Asked by ashu 22 amahora adlule

Last reply by cor-el 19 amahora adlule

WHY FIREFOX RE-SETTING MY DEFAULTS WHEN I MAKE IT MY DEFAULT BROWSER, IT IS TAMPERING WITH MY EMAIL, MY PDF ..

I don'tr know what this would fall under. So I chose other I cannot use this browser anymore. At first I thought it was web root, because on the options page it said, "th… (funda kabanzi)

I don'tr know what this would fall under. So I chose other

I cannot use this browser anymore. At first I thought it was web root, because on the options page it said, "this browser is run by this organiztion" or some such crap. and if I click on it, it said webroot.

I CONTROL THIS, I AM THE ORGANIZATION. SO I GOT RID OF WEBROOT.

Once again, when i made FIREFOX THE DEFAULT, IT CHANGES ,MY OTHER DEFAULTS. THIS IS A NIGHTMARE, I DON'T KNOW OF ANYONE WHO WOULD USE A BROWSER THAT DOES THAT. iT CHANGES MY PDF FILES INTO LITTLE ICONS OF FIREFOX AND IT DOESN'T GO TO MY EMAIL WHEN I CLICK AN EMAIL LINK IT GOES TO A BOX. I NEVER SET A THING TO DO THAT. I LOOKED ALL OVER THE SETTINGS, AND I CAN'T TELL WHAT IN THE WORLD WOULD CAUSE IT TO DO THAT. I JUST END UP HAVING TO USE CHROME, WHICH IS LIKE TELLING THE WORLD WHAT YOU ARE DOING; SHAME ON YOU FIREFOX, THIS IS A SCREWY AND VERY BAD THING.

Asked by GINAHERE 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by Chris Ilias 1 usuku oludlule

keyboard issue

windows 10 64bit, latest firefox install. i see an issue with my keyboard typing the wrong characters in firefox, it seems to randomly replace the character i press on th… (funda kabanzi)

windows 10 64bit, latest firefox install. i see an issue with my keyboard typing the wrong characters in firefox, it seems to randomly replace the character i press on the keyboard with a different one. I can be typing something into a webpage, either ebay or facebook, or even an address on any ecomerce site, and i get ridiculous spelling issues. E.g i type "firefox issue" into this page, and i get "firefix issue" if i goto the the "O" btton on the keyboard, and hold it down, i get "iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiioiiiiiiiiiiiiioiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiooiiiiiiii" or some other random pattern. I don't have any emoji extensions installed, and have zone alarm installed, and its up to date too. Any ideas??

Asked by Derrick White 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by jscher2000 1 usuku oludlule

updates

I used to love Firefox. But now I am going to delete it. Every time I sign in there is another update! Enough already. The program works fine --- LEAVE IT ALONE! … (funda kabanzi)

I used to love Firefox. But now I am going to delete it. Every time I sign in there is another update! Enough already. The program works fine --- LEAVE IT ALONE!

Asked by wroberts2 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by jscher2000 1 usuku oludlule

Firefox is not working properly

In recent months Firefox has updated several times on my laptop. The first time (6 months or so ago) I lost all my bookmarks and now can't bookmark anything. Annoying, bu… (funda kabanzi)

In recent months Firefox has updated several times on my laptop. The first time (6 months or so ago) I lost all my bookmarks and now can't bookmark anything. Annoying, but I just have to search for things. The most recent update (this past week) has disabled my search engine. I can't use my search bar at all at the top. When I try to designate what search engine I want, it won't allow anything. Again, I have to type in a search engine address directly, then use that search engine when I get on the page.

I also can't right click on a link and open another tab or page.

At this rate, I'm ready to simply delete Firefox and find a different browser to use.

I understand wanting to update Firefox with new bells and whistles...but it really needs to work across all platforms.

Help me out here....Jeff Pile

Asked by jeffpile 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by FredMcD 1 usuku oludlule