Firefox very slow (vs Edge)

Long time Firefox user here - been on from the start (about 2005), and don't want to switch because I love some features like the Panorama View extension, Context Search … (funda kabanzi)

Long time Firefox user here - been on from the start (about 2005), and don't want to switch because I love some features like the Panorama View extension, Context Search extension etc, and it's always been a great browser.

Recently though (not sure if it's just recently, or I've only just noticed), it's so slow. I tried a brand new profile, no extensions, no settings changes, and it's the same. Example loading times:

bbc.co.uk/news Firefox: 14s Edge: 2s chess.com Firefox: 19s Edge: 4s chess.com play vs computer Firefox 38s Edge 2s

https://youtu.be/er9jBysL0vEFirefox vs Edge (YouTube)

So it's not my profile settings or extensions.

BUT, I tried it on a different user profile on the same computer (Switch User from the Windows Start menu), and it's fast!

Why is this, and what do I need to do on my user account to speed Firefox up (keeping my same Firefox profile)?

Thanks in advance.

Asked by Rhys 1 inyanga edlule

Last reply by Rhys 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Firefox freezes every few minutes for 10-15 seconds, even in Safe Mode. Task Manager shows one or two of firefox's sub-tasks as "Not responding" and CPU at 100%.

Pretty much title. Since about two weeks when I open firefox the browser freezes every few minutes for 10-15 seconds. Launching firefox in Safe Mode or disabling all ext… (funda kabanzi)

Pretty much title.

Since about two weeks when I open firefox the browser freezes every few minutes for 10-15 seconds. Launching firefox in Safe Mode or disabling all extensions didn't help. When I open Task Manager during freezes it shows that Firefox is "Not responding" and when I open sub-tasks it's usually one or two causing the problem. When I close those either firefox closes completely or youtube or reddit crashes, leading me to believe it's something with those sites? Refreshing or reinstalling firefox hasn't helped. I'm on Windows 10 (all updates installed) and Firefox 84.0.1 (x64) as of the time writing this.

I hope someone can help and suggest something. I would hate to switch to another browser, but the problem has become unbearable.

Asked by Paul 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by Paul 1 usuku oludlule

Checksum for Firefox ESR 78.6.1 - Software Supply Chain Security

With concerns about supply chain security, I would like the ability to ensure that the file download matches a recognized checksum. Downloading from: https://www.mozilla.… (funda kabanzi)

With concerns about supply chain security, I would like the ability to ensure that the file download matches a recognized checksum.

Downloading from: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/78.6.1/releasenotes/ yields checksum SHA256 55249C4861FE521CB32D72785481A146B64812AF2ECE7341FAAA5C79ABC0F395

This does not match any of the checksums available at: https://archive.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/78.6.1esr/

Best practice would be to publish the official checksum along with the release notes.

Is there another way to close the loop on this?

Asked by linden1 1 inyanga edlule

Last reply by linden1 1 isonto elidlule

Disabling the mediabanner/popup thing

Hi, I'm trying to disable the media popup in windows 10, which appears when you lower your volume or skip a song or anything (see added image). I have a brand new pc and … (funda kabanzi)

Hi,

I'm trying to disable the media popup in windows 10, which appears when you lower your volume or skip a song or anything (see added image). I have a brand new pc and on my old pc i was able to fix this easily by doing this: go to about:config and change this: set media.hardwaremediakeys.enabled from true to false.

I did that now, with my new pc as well. But i just does not work, i restarted my browser and pc after changing it, i set it back to true and back to false again, it just will not work.

I googled this issue, but the only solution i find, is what i exactly the thing i described above, nothing else.

Asked by grobalork 1 inyanga edlule

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My Older Account _ _ And ...

I am afraid that I am very confused about the changes to this site. Are the FAQs the only way to learn about the changes, or is there some documentation I am not present… (funda kabanzi)

I am afraid that I am very confused about the changes to this site. Are the FAQs the only way to learn about the changes, or is there some documentation I am not presently seeing?

In addition, what happened to my older account on this site?

And where exactly are all the other posts, like I would expect to be seeing as if it were a regular forum platform?

Maybe I am more than confused. Maybe I am completely lost. Yes, my own stupidity might be a major factor for this confusion I am guilty of!

Asked by Confianza 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by Confianza 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Missing menu line

There is one menu short in a screen, when I use Firefox to my bank. The file "2021-02-14.png" is missing a menu with "Forbrugsoverblik Forbrugsagenter Etiketter" on bla… (funda kabanzi)

There is one menu short in a screen, when I use Firefox to my bank. The file "2021-02-14.png" is missing a menu with "Forbrugsoverblik Forbrugsagenter Etiketter" on black background. The file "2021-02-14(1).png" is the same <prt sc> but in Edge browser. The file "2021-02-14(2).png" is the same but in Crome.

The two last are correct with all menu'es. How do I get the same i Firefox? I have cleared cookies and cache without any result.

I can't send any links, because you need to be logged in.

Regards Lars Scheffmann

Asked by lars45 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by lars45 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Firefox keeps randomly resetting

Every 2 to 3 days sometimes longer, Firefox will randomly reset itself and close out all windows and tabs to a single window and different search engine. Restore last ses… (funda kabanzi)

Every 2 to 3 days sometimes longer, Firefox will randomly reset itself and close out all windows and tabs to a single window and different search engine. Restore last session is never available when this happens even though I have that selected and checked and it does work when I manually close out windows and tabs myself so i know that preference is selected. My search engine preferences are always reset and have to restore defaults as well. Mac os Big Sur 11.2

Thanks to anyone who can help me solve this sudden mystery. Long time user of firefox on macbook pro and mac towers.

Ronnie DiCicco

Asked by dicicc 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by dicicc 1 usuku oludlule

Blocking automatic audio/video play stopped working, how do I fix??

I recently changed options to connect to all websites via https under Privacy & Security, could that be the reason? I wouldn't think that has anything to do with it … (funda kabanzi)

I recently changed options to connect to all websites via https under Privacy & Security, could that be the reason? I wouldn't think that has anything to do with it but then I'm not expert tech-wise. Thank you!

Asked by jj 3 emasontweni adlule

Last reply by jj 7 amahora adlule

Headline links on news.google yield blank pages

I use 85.0.2-64bit on a Windows 10 PC. For the last month or so, when I click on any of the headline links from the news.google homepage, I'm shown only a blank page. No … (funda kabanzi)

I use 85.0.2-64bit on a Windows 10 PC.

For the last month or so, when I click on any of the headline links from the news.google homepage, I'm shown only a blank page. No error message. The url looks normal.

-The links all work when I use Edge.

-I do have Add-ons, but I turned them all off, restarted Firefox, and the links still fail. Any remedies? Suggestions? Some setting I don't know about?

Asked by free3ist 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by free3ist 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Jumbled text

Every so often when I am browsing and go onto a website the text becomes all jumbled as if it can't read the font properly. This has only started happening recently. It d… (funda kabanzi)

Every so often when I am browsing and go onto a website the text becomes all jumbled as if it can't read the font properly. This has only started happening recently. It definitely seems to be a font issue as when I copy the text and paste it into a document it reads perfectly and if I close the browser then open it again the text is back to normal. It seems to happen after I've been using the browser for a while.

Asked by richard192 1 inyanga edlule

Last reply by richard192 1 usuku oludlule

Iphone Hotspot very slow .

So after the wonderful weather the east coast has got over the past few days. Internet is out with no eta when it will be fixed. So I have to use apple hotspot. Ive notic… (funda kabanzi)

So after the wonderful weather the east coast has got over the past few days. Internet is out with no eta when it will be fixed. So I have to use apple hotspot. Ive noticed on firefox I only get up to 2.5 mbps download speeds. If I do a speed test it shows 36 to 44 mbps . Booted onto my old ssd drive with the same version of windows ten and as far as I know firefox. Firefox works fine on that drive. Ive also found out microsoft edge also works fine on my main m.2 ssd . I have no idea why firefox would be so slow, its like its limiting my speeds . But I checked and the throttling is turned off. I tried to uninstall firefox and reinstall didn't help.

I have no idea why speed test.net shows im getting 40+ mbps and youtube videos or just surfing the web is stuck at 2.5 mbps. any help or ideas would be great. Thanks.

Asked by sazabizc 1 isonto elidlule

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While browsing I opened a tab expecting to see my rows of top sites, those I edited.

While browsing I opened a tab so I could view my "Top Sites" and click on one of them I wanted to visit. They are all gone. There should be three rows, most of which I … (funda kabanzi)

While browsing I opened a tab so I could view my "Top Sites" and click on one of them I wanted to visit. They are all gone. There should be three rows, most of which I have edited to the sites I visit most. The option is still checked, with three rows being how many are shown. It is just a blank tab. Nothing is there anymore. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.

Betty

Asked by irrilia 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Unable to load PKCS11 module

Hello, I'm using Firefox 85.0.2 on macOS 11.2.1 and I can't load the PKCS11 Device Driver for my eSign. All the necessary drivers are installed on the system and the Char… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

I'm using Firefox 85.0.2 on macOS 11.2.1 and I can't load the PKCS11 Device Driver for my eSign. All the necessary drivers are installed on the system and the Charismatics Scard Utility recognises the devices properly. What's even stranger, is that I was able to add the device in Thunderbird (78.7.1).

Can anyone help me figure out what's wrong and get the device working, please?

Thanks!

Asked by BZ 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by BZ 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

header and footer setup menu

Hello! After upgrading Mozilla Firefox to version 86.0, the header and footer setup menu in the Page Setup section has disappeared. How can I change the header and footer… (funda kabanzi)

Hello! After upgrading Mozilla Firefox to version 86.0, the header and footer setup menu in the Page Setup section has disappeared. How can I change the header and footer content in the new version?

Asked by balas10 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by balas10 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Screenshots - why is Firefox so different?

So, I'm browsing shop portal of the website (https://fablabfactory.com/en/product/carbide-3d-bits/) with FF, but the Add to Cart button is misplaced, but perfect in other… (funda kabanzi)

So, I'm browsing shop portal of the website (https://fablabfactory.com/en/product/carbide-3d-bits/) with FF, but the Add to Cart button is misplaced, but perfect in other browsers.

Is this a programming issue, or a FF issue, please? Screenshots below.

1st - FF 2nd - Chrome 3rd - Safari

Asked by aisling.nightwind 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Web pages that do not support HTTP2 are initiated by HTTP2 requests, resulting in access failures

URL:https://www.meituan.com/flight/ https://awp-assets.meituan.net/hfe/rohr/1.0.2/rohr.min.js #第一次访问正常 使用HTTP1.1 刷新后会使用http2 导致访问失败。实际此域名不支持HTTP2, 404 是CDN的问题可以忽略,怀… (funda kabanzi)

URL:https://www.meituan.com/flight/ https://awp-assets.meituan.net/hfe/rohr/1.0.2/rohr.min.js #第一次访问正常 使用HTTP1.1 刷新后会使用http2 导致访问失败。实际此域名不支持HTTP2, 404 是CDN的问题可以忽略,怀疑是浏览器BUG

Asked by 1440401218 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Changing the main email Account

Change the email address of my primary account without losing any of the current configuration (profile) based on the secondary email address. Switch the two? Mac OSX 10… (funda kabanzi)

Change the email address of my primary account without losing any of the current configuration (profile) based on the secondary email address. Switch the two? Mac OSX 10.11.6-Firefox 78.8.0esr (64 bits)+ different iOS on two devices Apple Hoping to join a French Volunteer or advisor because I have been looking in vain for an answer for more than two months. I am writing here from my secondary account (therefore from the secondary email address) I'm ready to give my phone number. +(33) 6… https://privacyportal.onetrust.com/ui/#/session Already contacted in vain. Thanks. Alain L

Asked by 2old2cry 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Overwriting <img> "src" attribute with css "content" does not work

Hello, Seems there is some difference between Firefox and other browsers. If you want to overwritethe src of an image, you can use "content" from css. In my case this is… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

Seems there is some difference between Firefox and other browsers.

If you want to overwritethe src of an image, you can use "content" from css. In my case this is used for customerspecific styling, being done via CSS only, while the default image is provided directly over src attribute inside html.

https://jsfiddle.net/atXoR/qn4he25v/

This Problem appears in Firefox for Windows and Firefox for Android This Problem doesnt appear for Chromium', Firefox on IOs, Safari on IOs


Greetings, Stephan

Asked by s.koerber93 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule