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Firefox 105.0.1 tabs crashing not opening websites

For the past week my Firefox (running on Windows 10) has stopped working correctly. Tabs keep crashing and it won't open many websites. They will load if I close then re-… (funda kabanzi)

For the past week my Firefox (running on Windows 10) has stopped working correctly. Tabs keep crashing and it won't open many websites. They will load if I close then re-open Firefox but that's getting a bit annoying. Everything was fine before, Firefox worked smoothly and without any problems. I don't know what's happened. I've tried opening the same sites on Edge, and can do that with no problems.

Asked by Tommo 5 amahora adlule

Which extension is causing a problem

I used safe mode to find out if an extension was causing a problem. In safe mode there was no problem. I searched for the extension that is causing it. I went into 'tr… (funda kabanzi)

I used safe mode to find out if an extension was causing a problem. In safe mode there was no problem. I searched for the extension that is causing it. I went into 'troubleshoot information" for the list of installed extensions but there was no way to disable or remove any of them to find the cause. (The list of extensions in the settings menu showed only one extension and 2 pre-intalled plug ins)

Asked by susbb 7 amahora adlule

Last reply by cor-el 6 amahora adlule

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Opening new tabs switches to them immediately despite the settings being the opposite.

I don't want tabs i open through middle click to be focused immediately. I checked my settings and they aren't supposed to be doing that based on what I see. How do I get… (funda kabanzi)

I don't want tabs i open through middle click to be focused immediately. I checked my settings and they aren't supposed to be doing that based on what I see. How do I get this to stop?

Asked by sickbeef 10 amahora adlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 7 amahora adlule

Can't login to Firefox account on Firefox. Firefox sync is not showing as an option to recover data.

Hi, I recently had to switch computers. I have had a Firefox account for years and utilize the Firefox sync. However, I am unable to login to my Firefox account on my n… (funda kabanzi)

Hi,

I recently had to switch computers. I have had a Firefox account for years and utilize the Firefox sync. However, I am unable to login to my Firefox account on my new computer. There is a "working" banner at the top but it never loads. I can access my account on Chrome but there is not an option to sync my data back. In the Firefox browser, it does not give me the option to sync.

Thanks,

Asked by ikoroste 14 amahora adlule

Last reply by cor-el 7 amahora adlule

block auto refresh = true bypassed/ignored by some websites, i.e. FOXBusiness.com

A website I read news on a regular basis, FOXBusiness.com, auto refreshes which is super annoying when you read even worse if you write a comment. The recommended setting… (funda kabanzi)

A website I read news on a regular basis, FOXBusiness.com, auto refreshes which is super annoying when you read even worse if you write a comment.

The recommended setting accessibility.blockautorefresh true accessibility.blockautorefresh true

Have no effect on this particular website and it continues to do its auto refresh. I contacted their so-called "support" but never received a reply.

Anyone know how to prevent this "do not auto refresh" setting being bypassed by a website thus continuing to do periodical auto refresh?

Asked by Veritas 11 amahora adlule

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 7 amahora adlule

Windows 10 NOT Windows 8

Firefox continues to indicate I am using Windows 8. I have NEVER used Windows 8 in my liftetime. I use Windows 10 and after locating the program compatibility location to… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox continues to indicate I am using Windows 8. I have NEVER used Windows 8 in my liftetime. I use Windows 10 and after locating the program compatibility location to change to Windows 10, Windows 10 isn't an option. I changed my OS to 10 in your box below. Why? I don't understand this.

Asked by Rhonda 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by cor-el 7 amahora adlule

lastest versions have screwed up my computer. HELP!

Good morning, There are multiple questions. 1. Now everytime I click on a link in an article it opens a completely different page of firefox instead of just making a tab… (funda kabanzi)

Good morning, There are multiple questions. 1. Now everytime I click on a link in an article it opens a completely different page of firefox instead of just making a tab on the line with all the other tabs. It also loads that new page half way off the screen on the right hand side and I have to drag it over, open it full sized and then screw around with cutting and pasting the url into a new tab on the old firefox page. How do I stop it from doing this? It's realllllly annoying.

2. It is screwing up some of my graphics by putting horizontal lines into the picutres to where you can't view it. Specifically on jigsaws from jigsawplanet.com. I work on a gaming site and this really impacts my ability to do my job (or have fun).

3. One one particular site HEXrpg.com, I set my view at 120% and every page I go it it reverts it back to 100%. This did NOT used to happen and it only seems to be happening on that particular site..... However, it could be on other sites as I've had to set my entire computer to 120% now so I can read the posts on that one site and now everything is too big for my screens in the other sites.

I don't know what you guys were trying to do, but whatever it was, can you please put it back to the way it was before this last (possibly last 2) updates. If not I'm going to have to switch to Edge or Chrome and I really don't want to have to do this because I've been with Firefox forever. HELP!?! Deborah DeVane

Asked by dcdevane 13 amahora adlule

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 7 amahora adlule

logging onto bookmarks

I have to login every time I click on a bookmark. I reached out to the NYT help desk; the tech said I should use Chrome. I'm a dedicated Mozilla user; I contribute when a… (funda kabanzi)

I have to login every time I click on a bookmark. I reached out to the NYT help desk; the tech said I should use Chrome. I'm a dedicated Mozilla user; I contribute when asked, so the NYT kind of offended me. I did clear my cache, to no avail. Still have to log in every time. Can you pls help?

Asked by jols323 9 amahora adlule

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 8 amahora adlule

When inspecting a site's HTML, opening an image in a new tab automatically switches me to that tab. How can we turn it off?

I have tried these properties switched to true, but nothing works so far... browser.tabs.loadBookmarksInBackground browser.tabs.loadDivertedInBackground Also made sure th… (funda kabanzi)

I have tried these properties switched to true, but nothing works so far...

browser.tabs.loadBookmarksInBackground browser.tabs.loadDivertedInBackground

Also made sure the setting is unchecked in my browser settings too...

Asked by dev35 10 amahora adlule

Android Bookmarks db I got from old tablet with damaged wifi antenna

I used this tablet for many years and got lots of bookmarks on my browser, but recently its antenna stopped working. I did some research and found out you can export the … (funda kabanzi)

I used this tablet for many years and got lots of bookmarks on my browser, but recently its antenna stopped working. I did some research and found out you can export the bookmarks from firefox even if you cant connect to the internet to use the sync functionality. I rooted the phone, copied the browser.db file from firefox and exported the bookmarks table with SQLite Browser. I read on some verry old (6-8 Years ago) threads on this forum that they imported the bookmarks.csv they got from the db in excel, then modified it in some sense and then exported it to a html file to import that in firefox. I did everything to where i have the whole table in excel, only need to know what i need to modify in it.

Original Posts:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1065613; https://support.mozilla.org/gl/questions/1006480

Asked by An0nPrt23 11 amahora adlule

Last reply by An0nPrt23 11 amahora adlule

Firefox slow or cannot open YAHOO! mail, is slow or cannot open YouTube newly-selected videos, and couldn't complete opening MyADP.

Today is October 2, 2022. Firefox became noticeably slower about 4 to 6 weeks ago. There were problems with YAHOO! Mail, for example. It was particularly noticeable wh… (funda kabanzi)

Today is October 2, 2022. Firefox became noticeably slower about 4 to 6 weeks ago. There were problems with YAHOO! Mail, for example. It was particularly noticeable when I would be watching one YouTube video and then would click on the image/icon of a different video, trying to change to & open the new video. E.g., NBC or CBS videos, like "Jimmy Kimmel" shows, etc. A couple of days ago, I opened Windows 10(TM) Task Manager, and used "End Task" to shut off Dropbox instances. I then uninstalled Dropbox. I did that to prevent Dropbox from running in the background [and I don't need it, anyway]. That seemed to help. I have also switched to Firefox "Troubleshoot Mode" -- that seemed to help, somewhat, but not necessarily in every case.

 Yesterday, there were problems opening MyADP (to view salary pay stubs) with Firefox [in regular mode].  The application just seemed to be "stuck" while trying to open the view to payment listing.  So, this morning, I ran MS-Edge(TM), and MyADP opened properly and operated with no problems.
   Is it possible that some MS-Windows 10(R) update is causing problems with Firefox?

Moments ago, I opened YAHOO! mail in a separate, new tab, and logged-in quickly, without a problem. I'm happy about that.

  I just opened another tab, easily started the video.  However, clicking on a different video's icon -- the result is that the YouTube red line only moves left to right about 2/3 of the way across the screen, and the newly-selected video does not load.  Clicking repeatedly on the different video's icon seems to "clog" YouTube to the point that the message, "Connect to the internet.  You are offline.  Retry", appears.

So, I'm a bit puzzled. What do you suggest, please?

  Thank You in Advance, 

Dave

Asked by DaveRheoSkier 13 amahora adlule

Disabling media overlay also disables keyboard buttons

Hello, I'm currently trying to disable the media overlay when playing audio, videos and so on. Going to about:config and setting media.hardwaremediakeys.enabled to false … (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

I'm currently trying to disable the media overlay when playing audio, videos and so on. Going to about:config and setting media.hardwaremediakeys.enabled to false does indeed fix the problem, except I now can't use the buttons on my keyboard to pause and unpause.

Recap: setting media.hardwaremediakeys.enabled removes the overlay but also disables keyboard buttons to pause and unpause.

Is there a solution for this?

Asked by esben.stage 16 amahora adlule

+ button in cookies tab in dev tools not working

I was trying to add a cookie for localhost:port so i went to the dev tools and after going to storage > cookies > localhost:port, clicking the "+" button did not wo… (funda kabanzi)

I was trying to add a cookie for localhost:port so i went to the dev tools and after going to storage > cookies > localhost:port, clicking the "+" button did not work, while it does on other websites.

Environment: browser: Firefox Developer Edition, version: 106.0b4 (64-bit) OS: Windows 10

Asked by iKingNinja 17 amahora adlule

Downloads not opening

I mark student scripts, doc, docx and pdf, many of which are downloaded in a 2-3 day marking session. So opening the files needs to be easy and slick. But it doesn't work… (funda kabanzi)

I mark student scripts, doc, docx and pdf, many of which are downloaded in a 2-3 day marking session. So opening the files needs to be easy and slick. But it doesn't work well any more - even worse than previously. How can I get Firefox to download and open the file automatically when clicking on the link? "They" seem to be putting barriers in the way of efficient working.

Asked by cvhorie 19 amahora adlule

How to enable Totale Cookies Protection after disabling it

Hello everyone, I was following a privacy guide and i changed the cookies settings in about:config . I set the value of network.cookie.cookieBehavior to 4, which accordin… (funda kabanzi)

Hello everyone, I was following a privacy guide and i changed the cookies settings in about:config . I set the value of network.cookie.cookieBehavior to 4, which according to this article means that total cookies protection is disabled. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/total-cookie-protection-and-website-breakage-faq

My questions are the following:

1- How do i enable total cookies protection after what i changed  ?


2-Which is better from a privacy point of view setting network.cookie.cookieBehavior to 4 or enabling total cookies protection?

Thank you all for taking the time to read my subject/questions .

Asked by vedroturze 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by vedroturze 20 amahora adlule

Firefox 105.01 update

I think the latest update, Firefox 105.01, screwed up my bookmarks. The Star on the address bar is blue for any site. Clicking on it does nothing. Will not edit, three ba… (funda kabanzi)

I think the latest update, Firefox 105.01, screwed up my bookmarks. The Star on the address bar is blue for any site. Clicking on it does nothing. Will not edit, three bar menu will not edit, Control D will not edit.

There is now a bar underneath the address bar for a toolbar which was not there previously. I have never used or needed the bookmarks toolbar.

The Release notes for 105.01 (https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/105.0.1/releasenotes/?utm_source=firefox-browser&utm_medium=firefox-desktop&utm_campaign=about-dialog) appears as a bookmark in an unrelated folder. It will not delete.

I did look at the release notes right after the update. I closed that tab and did not bookmark it.

Cannot add new bookmarks.

I just discovered on the three bar menu under the Bookmarks menu that 105 shows as the last recent bookmark. Prior recent bookmarks will open up the "edit this bookmark." Only the save button is highlighted & clicking on that does nothing & the menu disappears.

Please fix. Thank you

Asked by Lost in all the convolution 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 usuku oludlule