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I get the error "A plugin is needed to display this content. install plugin.." It comes up with no suitable plugins found..

I have tried this in IE8, Newest firefox, Chrome and all get the same issue. I have looked at so many articals and done all of the suggested things but still no luck. I a… (funda kabanzi)

I have tried this in IE8, Newest firefox, Chrome and all get the same issue. I have looked at so many articals and done all of the suggested things but still no luck. I am also getting this on my laptop as well. Others are not getting this issue. Any help appreciated. These are pictures I am trying to view. I know we used to be able to view them. the site is something I have to log into. www.hceusa.com is the site but I would not be able to provide any other info to log in.

Asked by jorran 10 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by John99 9 iminyaka edlule

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HELP NEEDED. Plugin container stopped working / Script does not respond

Hi! I am aware that there are numerous articles about this problem, but unfortunately none of them solves my problem. Very frequently, at least once a day (usually from 3… (funda kabanzi)

Hi! I am aware that there are numerous articles about this problem, but unfortunately none of them solves my problem.

Very frequently, at least once a day (usually from 3 to even 7 times a day) my Mozilla Firefox freezes and I am forced to restart it. It typically occurs when I try to open a page with some interactive content in it (youtube, some fancy flash pages, even gmail document preview). When I try to close it, Windows pops up a message saying that "Firefox stopped working" and terminates the application itself, and then another window pops up, saying "Plugin Container for Firefox stopped working". It's usually either that, but sometimes Mozilla also shuts itself without any warning and the same message appears.

As for "script does not respond", it does happen as well, although way more seldom. Usually it happens on the pages with lots of images. The whole browser then freezes for couple of seconds, then it pops up a window saying that the script does not respond and asks whether I want to force it to continue or not. It doesn't make any difference which option I choose because usually the browser crashes anyway.

I am using version 34 and I made sure all my plugins and addons are up to date. I also disabled hardware acceleration and tried to reinstall whole flash thing. I wonder whether it's the fault of one of my addons, but I admit I am not too eager to try and disable them all and then test it one by one because it would take up way too much time. Apart from that, none of the previous solutions seem to help, and the problem really gets on my nerves because numerous times I lost a huge block of text I was writing. Now I learned to copy everything I write couple of times :/

Maybe the crash reports will help. I'll link them from the newest to the oldest (for some weird reason they are 3 crash reports from today, yesterday and 3 days ago - weird, because the browser has shut itself today at least twice, not to mention previous days):

https://crash-stats.mozilla.com/report/index/ba7f5087-3d7d-4b2c-b9b1-04e6d2150105 https://crash-stats.mozilla.com/report/index/72eaf792-5f06-445b-806c-cd7922150104 https://crash-stats.mozilla.com/report/index/c3f81ff8-df10-45a6-8400-1c5912150103

I'll be glad for any help because, honestly, I can't stand it anymore. No reinstalling of Firefox or restoring settings to default have helped me yet.

Asked by draculass 6 iminyaka edlule

Answered by jscher2000 6 iminyaka edlule

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How to install Active X plug-in?

I am using Firefox Version 3.6.16 and my operating system is Windows XP Home Service Pack 3. Some games require Active X to be played. Please advise how to install Acti… (funda kabanzi)

I am using Firefox Version 3.6.16 and my operating system is Windows XP Home Service Pack 3. Some games require Active X to be played. Please advise how to install Active X.

Thank you

Asked by Kayem38 10 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by Kayem38 10 iminyaka edlule

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Firefox is not playing videos on websites.

I am trying different add-ons from your suggestions hoe ever nothing is working. Youtube videos are not playing same as videos and audios from different other sites … (funda kabanzi)

I am trying different add-ons from your suggestions hoe ever nothing is working. Youtube videos are not playing same as videos and audios from different other sites

Asked by janis1 3 iminyaka edlule

Answered by FredMcD 3 iminyaka edlule

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Stop saving all image files as WebP?

I understand the newest version of Firefox offers support for WebP images, which is cool and great... but not when I need to download those images for use on my computer.… (funda kabanzi)

I understand the newest version of Firefox offers support for WebP images, which is cool and great... but not when I need to download those images for use on my computer. As an artist I need to be able to save things as .jpg or .png for my art programs (or even preview) to be able to open them. Is there any way to make this an option, or to not default to webp when saving images?

I've also tried changing the extension on the file using the "all files" option but it just corrupts the file and won't open them.

Asked by nekosd43 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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I've tried everything--Firefox simply won't open. I opened the troubleshoot articles, but none of the fixes did the trick?

Firefox will not open. I tried every single troubleshoot recommendation, and it still won't work. I thought it may be under the "corrupt profile data" troubleshoot articl… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox will not open. I tried every single troubleshoot recommendation, and it still won't work. I thought it may be under the "corrupt profile data" troubleshoot article, but when I followed the recommendations to change to a new profile, the profile manager would not open or run on my computer--as if it never existed. I tried downloading a different browser, and as soon as I imported my firefox data, it started misbehaving in the exact same way.

This is getting extremely frustrating. Anybody know what to do?


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See list of helpful information and links in my post under HERE

Asked by ecotten 8 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by cor-el 8 iminyaka edlule

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Browser has been hi-jacked and only opens with Findwide.com

When I open firefox, instead of going to my homepage of my.yahoo.com, it is directed to findwide.com...no matter what I do to reset the home page, it always opens in find… (funda kabanzi)

When I open firefox, instead of going to my homepage of my.yahoo.com, it is directed to findwide.com...no matter what I do to reset the home page, it always opens in findwide.com.....even contacting them and using all the fixes they have suggested, there is no relief....

Asked by bjwatkins 8 iminyaka edlule

Answered by Ibai 8 iminyaka edlule

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I keep getting: Bad Request Your browser sent a request that this server could not understand. Size of a request header field exceeds server limit(print page)

This has just started happening: every time I try to print from a remote website (thetimes.co.uk) I get this message: Bad Request Your browser sent a request that this s… (funda kabanzi)

This has just started happening: every time I try to print from a remote website (thetimes.co.uk) I get this message:

Bad Request

Your browser sent a request that this server could not understand. Size of a request header field exceeds server limit.

It is not the website, as the request works from Microsoft Edge.

I can't see any changes to the parameters which might have affected this.

Any ideas please?

Asked by robinf24300 3 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 3 iminyaka edlule

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i keep getting type error:oE is null after firefox starts. after that firefox crashes.

this problem has been going on for about a week now. while surfing, a window pops up saying " type error:oE is null at random times, and it then causes the browser to cra… (funda kabanzi)

this problem has been going on for about a week now. while surfing, a window pops up saying " type error:oE is null at random times, and it then causes the browser to crash.

Asked by geegee2 7 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by bpatterson 7 iminyaka edlule

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How can I get Java to work with Firefox?

I had Java working with a JRE using Java SE7 or SE8. I just let Java install an update; now no valid JRE is installed to let my Java applications using Java to run. H… (funda kabanzi)

I had Java working with a JRE using Java SE7 or SE8. I just let Java install an update; now no valid JRE is installed to let my Java applications using Java to run. How do get a version of Java that will work with the Firefox browser on Windows 10.

Asked by George Lanphear 1 unyaka odlule

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Shockwave flash causes Firefox to crash

My Firefox crashes when trying to open 75% of web pages. I get the windows standard "Firefox is not responding" window after it freezes while trying to load the page. I … (funda kabanzi)

My Firefox crashes when trying to open 75% of web pages. I get the windows standard "Firefox is not responding" window after it freezes while trying to load the page.

I have singled out the problem to be the Shockwave Flash (11.5.502.149) plugin as everything works correctly with this disabled.

I have tried updated flash, uninstalling and re-installing it and the same with FF but nothing seems to work so far.

Asked by jonnylaris 8 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by queensarcasmo 8 iminyaka edlule

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How to stop Firefox from hanging and lagging?

I have tried nearly everything I have seen suggested so far, but nothing seems to work. Firefox started hanging and lagging randomly a few days ago. When scrolling, hover… (funda kabanzi)

I have tried nearly everything I have seen suggested so far, but nothing seems to work. Firefox started hanging and lagging randomly a few days ago. When scrolling, hovering over buttons, clicking and typing, there tends to be a half-second or 1 second delay. Youtube videos and other video websites are basically unwatchable because they lag so much.

So far I have tried:

- starting firefox in safemode - resetting firefox - using hardware accelleration and not using hardware acceleration to see if there was any changes. - disabling all plugins and extensions and disabling each one-by-one to see if any took up a lot of memory usage. (Firefox memory usage was sometimes over 400 Mb) - downloading a freeware program called "Firemin" which apparently stops memory leaks when used to launch firefox. (Memory usage went from 350-400 Mb to 4-8 Mb !) This helped slightly when watching youtube videos but not with any other hanging and lagging problems.

I'm currently using Firefox 22.0.

Please if you have any suggestions respond because I do not want to have to resort to using Chrome. I am too used to using firefox and don't want to lose my bookmarks.

Asked by tasteslikemunchies 8 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by cor-el 8 iminyaka edlule

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WARNING! Your Flash Player may be out of date.

I keep getting this popup when using Firefox: "WARNING! your flash player may be out of date." I can tell it's phishing and I've never had this problem before. How can … (funda kabanzi)

I keep getting this popup when using Firefox: "WARNING! your flash player may be out of date." I can tell it's phishing and I've never had this problem before. How can I get this to stop when using Firefox? It doesn't happen with IE.

Asked by psyclguy 8 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by silverlilymt 8 iminyaka edlule

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Search and Address bar not working.

Hello, I have this problem were whenever I try to type in something into the search or addresys bars, nothing happens. It's like the enter key isn't working. There is not… (funda kabanzi)

Hello, I have this problem were whenever I try to type in something into the search or addresys bars, nothing happens. It's like the enter key isn't working. There is not usual picture next to the search bar (the one that shows you what search engine you're using. If it's google it shows a "g" next to the bar). Instead there is just a picture of a blank page as a placeholder. When I try to go in and add a new search engine by managing the search engine list, there is no option to add a new search engine. I have already tried going into the firefox folder on my computer and deleted the formhistory.sqlite file that is the supposed problem. No avail. I have even gone so far to delete and reinstall firefox to my computer. Well, that didn't work either. So I waited until the next update to see if my problem would be fixed THEN. I am currently on firefox 19.0, which is, as of writing, the most current version. I have tried restarting firefox with all addons removed. And for good measure, I deleted anything that ended with ".sqlite" in my firefox folder. I have tried to get the the about:config menu but do not know how considering how my address bar refuses to search. The greatest thing is that my address bar can still remember all the sites I've typed into it before, but for some unknown reason, cannot take me to any of them! I really don't know what to do next. I can only suppose that I could try completely deleting everything firefox has stored on my computer, as I don't know if just uninstalling the program actually did that. Other then my search bar problem, firefox has been acting fairly normally besides a few minor hiccups here and there. I am trying to remember if I downloaded anything before my search bar problems started or not, but it is always a possibility. I did download the firefox beta for windows 8 metro mode but I can't remember if that was before or after firefox started acting up. It's possible considering that softonic thought they were being really nice by including fbdownloader for free with my firefox metro browser. I am now no longer using softonic ever again. But that's all the evidence I can think up right off the tip of my head. Sorry if this was kinda long, and if any of my description isn't clear or make sense please ask and I can try to verify. Also, if I haven't said this already, my search bar is only not working in firefox. Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Safari are all working fine. Just my luck, I guess. If anyone could help me out, I'd be much obliged. Not being able to use the address bar has been really inefficient. Thank you.

Asked by firefoxuser1905 8 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by bruce24 8 iminyaka edlule

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how do i enable javascript if there is no option to enable javascript

Hi I need to enable javascript on firefox ver 23 and there is no option to enable javascript under options, options, content. Can you please advise. Thanks Tarl … (funda kabanzi)

Hi

I need to enable javascript on firefox ver 23 and there is no option to enable javascript under options, options, content.

Can you please advise.

Thanks Tarl

Asked by tsagoo 8 iminyaka edlule

Answered by philipp 8 iminyaka edlule

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Change Firefox screen from white

Can I change Firefox background (below the tabs) from white to a neutral grey so that it neither blinds me nor forces colour adaption which distorts appearance of other p… (funda kabanzi)

Can I change Firefox background (below the tabs) from white to a neutral grey so that it neither blinds me nor forces colour adaption which distorts appearance of other pages.

Asked by davepb 7 iminyaka edlule

Answered by FredMcD 7 iminyaka edlule