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Excessive RAM usage

Hello. I and a friend of mine are having trouble with firefox, it seems to be using excessive ammounts of ram as pictured. I only had two tabs open and two addons install… (funda kabanzi)

Hello. I and a friend of mine are having trouble with firefox, it seems to be using excessive ammounts of ram as pictured. I only had two tabs open and two addons installed when I took that screenshot. Any help would be appreciated, thanks in advance.

Asked by randydarkshade 8 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 8 izinyanga ezidlule

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PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR since newest version of Firefox 91.0

Since I updated to Firefox v.91.0 I get this error: Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to support.mozilla.org. PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR … (funda kabanzi)

Since I updated to Firefox v.91.0 I get this error:

Secure Connection Failed

  • The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
  • Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.

when ever I try to connect to websites via Firefox only. I've tried many things like reinstalling Firefox and I know its an issue between Firefox and my Antivirus (Kaspersky,) but this didn't happen before Firefox updated to v.19.0 though. I've tried https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-cant-load-websites-other-browsers-can and many other things but nothing works to fix it. I've switched certificate stores and other 'fixes' I've read on this website and others to no avail. It does this with or without any extensions in Firefox.

This only started when I updated Firefox to version 91.0. It doesn't give an errors/issues on any other browser I've tried so far (MS Edge and Chrome) so must be something with the version 91.0 update?

Any ideas to fix this would be great. Thanks!

Asked by Icarus 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Icarus 1 unyaka odlule

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Cursor goes to address bar instead of Google search bar

How can I correct this? It used to default to the Google search bar, but no longer does & all I have done is update Firefox so something in that update did it? … (funda kabanzi)

How can I correct this? It used to default to the Google search bar, but no longer does & all I have done is update Firefox so something in that update did it?

Asked by magicmanpa 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 iminyaka edlule

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How do I stop that annoying url popping up at the bottom of my screen?

When I am watching a TV stream on my PC; when I hover on (some) pictures or videos, a supremely annoying pop-up url appears at the bottom of my screen. I have some learni… (funda kabanzi)

When I am watching a TV stream on my PC; when I hover on (some) pictures or videos, a supremely annoying pop-up url appears at the bottom of my screen. I have some learning problems and can not figure out the 'userChrome.css' method. I can not work with long streams of multiple overlapping instruction. I am not tech savvy. I do not understand 'layers' and stuff like that. I can do the 'about:config' thing, if anyone knows whether or not if I can fix it from there, I would be eternally grateful. Thanks.

Asked by mckendrick 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by -elison- 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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Suchfunktion in der Adressleiste auszuschalten

Hallo Seit einigen Tage versuche ich die Suchfunktion in der Adressleiste auszuschalten. Egal was ich mache, die Suche in der Adressleiste lässt sich nicht deaktivieren. … (funda kabanzi)

Hallo

Seit einigen Tage versuche ich die Suchfunktion in der Adressleiste auszuschalten.

Egal was ich mache, die Suche in der Adressleiste lässt sich nicht deaktivieren.

Wenn ich einen neuen Tab öffne, dann habe ich da ein Suchfeld. Möchte ich dort etwas eintippen springt, das einfach in die Adressleiste.

keyword.enabled habe ich auf false gestellt.

In den Einstellungen eine eigene Suchleiste.

Inhalte des Firefox-Startbildschirms ist eine eigene Suchleiste eingestellt. Und diese benutze ich zu 90 % und sonst die Suchleiste, aber niemals die Adressleiste.

Was kann ich tun?

Vielen Dank und Gruß Robert robert.jordan@gmx.at

Asked by Robert 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Franz_von_Suppe 1 unyaka odlule

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my headset stopped working with Firefox, but ok with Chrome

Suddendly the audio stopped coming from my headset, so I thought it was a problem with the headset itself, but then it works flawlessly with Chrome. How/where can I solve… (funda kabanzi)

Suddendly the audio stopped coming from my headset, so I thought it was a problem with the headset itself, but then it works flawlessly with Chrome. How/where can I solve this problem? I hear the audio on my computer and not on the headset, but only if I use Firefox.

Asked by PaulaDesk 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by mutasim.haleem 1 unyaka odlule

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Local Overrides in Firefox? (For Developers)

I have recently switched from Chrome to Firefox. All features that I used in Chrome seem to exist in Firefox as well, until I found out that there are no local overrides … (funda kabanzi)

I have recently switched from Chrome to Firefox. All features that I used in Chrome seem to exist in Firefox as well, until I found out that there are no local overrides in Firefox?

Some Information about this feature(it firstly appeared in Chrome's dev build in 2017): Local Overrides

Personally I found this feature very useful and convenient when debugging directly in your browser and immediately takes effect after a page refresh.

I wonder if anyone else submitted a feedback or even had a discussion about this feature? I tried to send a suggestion about this feature but they temporarily disabled the submission form.

Asked by cqfllp 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by TyDraniu 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox Support for Windows 7 beyond Jan 2023

It has recently come to my attention that Mozilla may not continue to support Firefox browsers installed on Windows 7 computers after Jan. 2023, when the extended support… (funda kabanzi)

It has recently come to my attention that Mozilla may not continue to support Firefox browsers installed on Windows 7 computers after Jan. 2023, when the extended support for Windows 7 ends. Is that correct?

Will Firefox continue to work, but not receive security updates after that date?

Will Firefox still work on a Windows 7 computer that gets patches from 0Patch?

Thanks!

Asked by TaylorNorth2 5 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by James 5 izinyanga ezidlule

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Outlook Live Not Working Properly In Firefox

About 3 weeks or so ago I started to have problems using Firefox to open my windows.live.com emails. I can open windows live (it is slow) and all my emails show but if I … (funda kabanzi)

About 3 weeks or so ago I started to have problems using Firefox to open my windows.live.com emails. I can open windows live (it is slow) and all my emails show but if I try to open an inbox email or even a junk email, Firefox tries for a minute or more the gives up and doesn't open the email. I have tried to re-fresh Firefox but that doesn't change anything.

If I use Google Chrome everything works fine.

I am using a Lenovo ThinkPad running Windows 10 Home, Version 20H2

Thanks - pj

Asked by phj.travel 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox icon gone from taskbar and desktop and I can't get it back

As the subject says. I can still search for the firefox app and open it that way or I can start it from the START page that comes up when I hit the windows key on the key… (funda kabanzi)

As the subject says. I can still search for the firefox app and open it that way or I can start it from the START page that comes up when I hit the windows key on the keyboard. But I am not allowed to drag and drop it onto the taskbar as it says it's already there. It's sorta there I guess because FF is open right now while I type this and this open tab is indicated on the taskbar. If I were to close the FF window there would be no FF logo on the taskbar.

Right clicking the firefox app in the start list that comes up when I left click on the windows icon in the lower left or hit the windows key on my keypad gives me options to unpin FF from the start page or unpin it from the taskbar. I don't want to do that.

I did something to mess this up and I can't fix it. I want the FF logo back on my taskbar so when I power up the machine I can click on the logo in the taskbar to get to the browser with all my previously open tabs back.

The latest Windows 10 a Lenovo yoga laptop if it matters.

Thanks

Asked by buythiscanoe 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Scribe 1 unyaka odlule

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Link to .docx files no more opened by MS Word

Hello, we have a CVS repository which can be browsed using viewvc. In this repository there are some .docx files which are MS Word documents. Until about one week ago, cl… (funda kabanzi)

Hello, we have a CVS repository which can be browsed using viewvc. In this repository there are some .docx files which are MS Word documents. Until about one week ago, clicking on such a link brought up a dialog asking what Firefox should do with this file. One of the options is to open it with Word (see image 'ChooseWord').

But now this is no longer possible. I believe it vanished in the course of the automatic Firefox updates. Now the dialog looks like in the attached image 'NoWord'.

How can I restore the old behaviour?

Thanks, gernot

Asked by gkerschb 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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QuotaExceededError: The quota has been exceeded

Quota has been exceeded i get this error frequently while using freshdesk in Mozilla Firefox every time I have to clear cookie and cache and restart Firefox also tried up… (funda kabanzi)

Quota has been exceeded i get this error frequently while using freshdesk in Mozilla Firefox

every time I have to clear cookie and cache and restart Firefox

also tried updating Firefox

I'm using since more than 2years but this issue is since last 2 months only

Please help

Asked by Maddy 11 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by TyDraniu 11 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox only opens a blank white screen

For the last few days Firefox has been having loading problems. Most of the time (95%) Firefox only opens a white screen. I do not get the Pocket Home Page, if I type … (funda kabanzi)

For the last few days Firefox has been having loading problems. Most of the time (95%) Firefox only opens a white screen. I do not get the Pocket Home Page, if I type a URL in it simply tries to load it but nothing ever loads. If I try to type in "about:profiles" nothing happens. Occasionally a link will load. Although then if I try navigating else where it doesn't load. Firefox is up to date, that was the first thing I checked. I refreshed Firefox yesterday and that seemed to work, although today it was back to not loading. I uninstalled and reinstalled today. I tried refreshing after installing, setting up a new profile and nothing works. I can navigate the web on Chrome and get e-mail through Outlook just fine. I've scanned my computer with Webroot and found nothing. I can not get anything to load from navigating with navigation bar. I tried typing in "about:support" and it didn't load. I can go to the Help menu and select "more troubleshooting options" and then The Troubleshooting info loads.

Can anybody help me figure this mystery out?

Asked by soren.nicholson 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by James 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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Bookmark Padding in New Firefox Versions

I know I am not the first person to complain about this. The spacing/padding between menu items, in particular the Bookmark menu is just ridiculously large. It got even b… (funda kabanzi)

I know I am not the first person to complain about this. The spacing/padding between menu items, in particular the Bookmark menu is just ridiculously large. It got even bigger in 92.0!

I rely on Bookmarks heavily and use hundreds. I guess this was done for touch screens? The main interface is still currently the mouse for computers.

I see the only current fix is a using a stylesheet and it seems a bit involved. I have to give it a try. I am pleading with the designers, please give us the option to use compact padding once again. I am not sure why this is being forced on us. I really like Firefox, please don't make me look for another option. Thanks!

Asked by Steve Goncalves 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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Uncaught TypeError: navigator.clipboard.readText is not a function

Hi, I'm using ASNA Wings AS400 Web app. Ctrl-V shortcut does not work. I observe this error from the controller. I don't have a problem in other browsers. … (funda kabanzi)

Hi, I'm using ASNA Wings AS400 Web app. Ctrl-V shortcut does not work.

I observe this error from the controller.

I don't have a problem in other browsers.

Asked by Haydar Gürsoy 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Haydar Gürsoy 1 unyaka odlule

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FireFox stopped recording browsing history - any ideas?

Long-time FireFox user, since v1.5. Stayed on ESR releases for a while, but a couple of years ago switched to following the most recent versions. Currently on v82.0.3. In… (funda kabanzi)

Long-time FireFox user, since v1.5. Stayed on ESR releases for a while, but a couple of years ago switched to following the most recent versions. Currently on v82.0.3.

In May 2020, FireFox stopped recording visited sites. At the time (I keep a log of all SW updates) I was on v76.0.1. Last recorded browsing history is that of 15th May - see screenshot. My log shows that nothing relevant was installed/changed on that day, nor in preceding days.

So I have two questions. 1) any idea how this happened. 2) (More importantly) How should I go about re-enabling browsing history, whilst keeping all other aspects of my profile?

Thanks MV

Asked by michaelv627 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by FredMcD 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox blocks me from saving images

Lately, I keep finding more and more websites that are able to prevent me from downloading their images. It seems this is becoming a huge problem now, and it's changing t… (funda kabanzi)

Lately, I keep finding more and more websites that are able to prevent me from downloading their images. It seems this is becoming a huge problem now, and it's changing the entire experience of using the web.

And it seems to me that Mozilla are enabling developers to do this, trying to take away people's rights.

In the past, I could work around the problem (not that I should have to) by going to Tools > Page Info > Media. But even that method no longer works (eg go to www.bbc.co.uk - the large image in the top left is nowhere to be found in Media!) There are also sites which show PDFs that cannot be downloaded. That is just SO wrong!

The ability to save any image in a web page is a basic liberty of using the web, always has been. No website should be allowed to display images that can't be downloaded, it's just wrong. It's like someone making a magazine out of special paper to stop readers tearing pages out!

I've sent feedback about this through the Help menu, but no one ever listens.

Does anyone here have the ability to raise this issue with Mozilla? This needs to be FOUGHT against. They are helping large corporations to slowly strip away the basic rights of the public. Saving pictures may seem like only a small detail, but it ultimately leads to a 100% premium internet where no one can keep or save anything. Mozilla is taking the internet out of the hands of the public and putting it the hands of big businesses.

The issue of 'protecting copyright' is completely irrelevant. Any criminal operation determined to leech images would obviously have the ability to do this regardless. Plus, if companies don't want people to be able to download the high-res version of an image, they shouldn't put it online.

Asked by MartyJames 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule