Firefox takes 10+ times longer to load websites than Edge or Chrome

I'm at my wits end. I've tried every fix I could find and Firefox is dramatically slower then Edge or Chrome. This happens with loading sites, like Amazon. Also, it of… (funda kabanzi)

I'm at my wits end. I've tried every fix I could find and Firefox is dramatically slower then Edge or Chrome. This happens with loading sites, like Amazon. Also, it often locks up/stops when typing (like right now) and it takes about 15 seconds for it to repond again.

First, I doubt it's a hardware or network issue, since it's happened on both my old archaic PC and now on my new PC (i9 CPU, Nvidia 2070 graphics card, 64gb RAM).

Here's some highlights of what I've tried so far: • Refreshing multiple times • Rebooting the PC • Doing all the Quick Tips on this website • Eliminating all extensions • Clearing all cookies and cash • ...

Also, I don't get any error codes. The tab icon just spins for a long time.

I'm hoping I'm missing something obvious, since I love Firefox.

Thanks and any help!

Asked by Olliesshop 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by Olliesshop 13 imizuzu edlule

Firefox

Windows 10 - Après une réinstallation de windows 10, Firefox ne fonctionne pas, Edge, Comodo dragon, vivaldi etc... fonctionnent. Firefox s'ouvre mais se limite à cela. I… (funda kabanzi)

Windows 10 - Après une réinstallation de windows 10, Firefox ne fonctionne pas, Edge, Comodo dragon, vivaldi etc... fonctionnent. Firefox s'ouvre mais se limite à cela. Il importe mes marque pages et j'ai accès au menu mais rien ne fonctionne. J'ai essayé aussi del'ouvrir avec les droits d'administrateur mais rien... Je vous remercie de m'aider car j'utilise Firefox depuis des années.

Jean-Claude Houart xxxxxxxxx@xxxxxx.xx


(email address removed by moderator; please do not post personal information on a public website; Forum rules and guidelines)

Asked by jchouart 2 amahora adlule

Blocking all cookies on Apple other than those listed as exceptions

Hi: Two questions: 1. I would like to block all cookies for all websites (at once, not one-by-one by website) and allow cookies only for websites identified as exceptions… (funda kabanzi)

Hi:

Two questions:

1. I would like to block all cookies for all websites (at once, not one-by-one by website) and allow cookies only for websites identified as exceptions. I know how to enter the exception one-by-one, but could not figure out the rest. Is there a way to do this?

2. I entered 3 websites (one-by-one) to block them from storing cookies (in Manage exceptions). They show up on the list (under Manage Exceptions), but under Manage Data, these websites still stored cookies. Then I went to one of these websites and selected View Page Info>Permissions and selected blocking cookies. The website still stored cookies. How can one prevent websites that appear to be selected to block, to actually block storage of cookies? Either I am doing something incorrectly or this doesn't work.

Thanks in advance for your help.

Asked by Sue 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by Sue 11 amahora adlule

Firefox Locked Account - Email was Returned

I am unable to sync into my firefox account. It says, "The confirmation email we sent to *email address* was returned and we’ve locked your account to protect your Firefo… (funda kabanzi)

I am unable to sync into my firefox account. It says, "The confirmation email we sent to *email address* was returned and we’ve locked your account to protect your Firefox data." According to other threads, one is to wait 24 hours before trying to log in again. It has been more than 24 hours, and I am still unable to access my account.

Any assistance would be appreciated.

Asked by Akarai Ulfren 11 amahora adlule

The problem of not responding in the developer tools

Hi how are you all In fact, I do not know how I will explain the problem to you Because I do not know its name and I do not know how it happened, but it seems that the pr… (funda kabanzi)

Hi how are you all In fact, I do not know how I will explain the problem to you Because I do not know its name and I do not know how it happened, but it seems that the problem started with the new update Since I usually pass the mouse over the html elements inside the console, they are identified in the webpage But after I remove the mouse, the selection should go away, but the selection still exists, and I have to move The mouse more than once and in different directions in and out console, until I can remove this selection, and this is annoying It is impractical, especially when it comes to response, so I have to waste my time doing these things, so that I can codeing !!! So what is the solution? thnx

Asked by somosomo2 13 amahora adlule

Cannot change color of tabs

Firefox - Add Colored tabs I had Firefox version 81 and after installing version 82 in a new install on a new hard drive, I cannot change the color of my tabs anymore. I … (funda kabanzi)

Firefox - Add Colored tabs

I had Firefox version 81 and after installing version 82 in a new install on a new hard drive, I cannot change the color of my tabs anymore. I should see white tabs for the current tab but no longer when I added my userChrome.css file. I see instead a thin blue color strip along the top of the tab and the rest is grey. This shows up without any userChrome.css file.

In Firefox address field type: about:support It shows my Profile. vwy0y5ix.default-release I also have under the Profile folder this: jcueuz5y.default

I put the userChrome.css file here in my Chrome folder: C:\Users\David\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\vwy0y5ix.default-release

What it contains: /* USE THIS ONE. It works in version 65 https://github.com/Aris-t2/CustomCSSforFx/releases/tag/2.3.4

  • /

@import "./css/tabs/tabs_below_navigation_toolbar_fx65.css"; /**/ /* <-- tabs not on top - Fx65+ - Windows/Linux */

/* Colored tab */ .tab-background:not([selected]) {

   background-color: #E3E0DB !important;

}

.tab-background[selected="true"] {

   background-color: white!important;

}

/*** Sidebar Color / Font Size Formatting ***/ /* 14px black text */ .sidebar-placesTree treechildren::-moz-tree-cell-text {

 font-size: 14px !important;
 color: #000 !important;

} /* Pale blue background on hover or selected */ .sidebar-placesTree treechildren::-moz-tree-row(hover), .sidebar-placesTree treechildren::-moz-tree-row(selected) {

 background-color: #bdf !important;

}

/* Main Toolbar */

  1. nav-bar {
 font-size: 14px !important;

Asked by davidhelp 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by davidhelp 1 usuku oludlule

Taskbar at Bottom of Screen Has Disappeared After Last Firefox Upgrade

Ever since the latest Firefox upgrade, the taskbar at the bottom of my screen has disappeared — but only in Firefox. In Google Chrome, the taskbar is still there at the … (funda kabanzi)

Ever since the latest Firefox upgrade, the taskbar at the bottom of my screen has disappeared — but only in Firefox. In Google Chrome, the taskbar is still there at the bottom of the screen. Why is this ? How can I get the taskbar back ?

Thanks,

Alain in D.C.

Asked by letorta 15 amahora adlule

Making Firefox the default browser

I have a new MacBook Pro 2020 with MacOS Big Sur 11.0.1. I have made Firefox the default browser by going to the Apple menu and choosing System Preferences then choosing… (funda kabanzi)

I have a new MacBook Pro 2020 with MacOS Big Sur 11.0.1. I have made Firefox the default browser by going to the Apple menu and choosing System Preferences then choosing General. I have also made Firefox the default browser by going to the Firefox menu and choosing Preferences then General. On that screen it says that Firefox is not my default browser and there is a box to click on that says "Make Default". I click on it then click on "use Firefox", but when I click on links in my email Safari still opens. Any suggestions.

Asked by skayj960 15 amahora adlule

Printing presentation on line with correct page orientation

I often need to print or download pdf presentation files from online sources which I used to do on Safari (I use imac) On Safari, the pdf presentation automatically rotat… (funda kabanzi)

I often need to print or download pdf presentation files from online sources which I used to do on Safari (I use imac) On Safari, the pdf presentation automatically rotates on the print page, so then I can use "save as PDF" on portrait and everything looks good. (then I just rotate the file to landscape on Preview or PDFexpert to read the presentation).

When I try to do the same on Firefox, on the print page, the presentation does not rotate and remain landscape. The problem is, when I choose landscape to print, then the presentation is not centered on the page and skewed to one side so I get much wider margin on one side.

Is there a way to fix this issue?

I appreciate any advice or input!

Asked by 和音 18 amahora adlule

Firefox Hanging Then Speeding

Hello, I'm a Windows 7 user. For the past 3 weeks my Firefox browser (83.0) has been slowing down and then speeding up while visiting sites. I tried Safe Mode, Refresh, … (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

 I'm a Windows 7 user. For the past 3 weeks my Firefox browser (83.0) has been slowing down and then speeding up while visiting sites. I tried Safe Mode, Refresh, and Reinstall but nothing seems to help. It's not being caused by anything on my computer (malware, viruses, etc) because I ran several scans using Malwarebytes Premium, CCleaner Premium, Microsoft Security Essentials, even Microsoft Safety Scanner and nothing turns up.
 Is there any other way to fix this issue on the browser?

Asked by purpledove 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by purpledove 18 amahora adlule

Firefox no longer allowing me to access some log in windows eg PayPal

I hardly know how to describe the problem I've been having but I'm fed up with it! Just now I was in a site to purchase an item and clicked to go through PayPal. I could … (funda kabanzi)

I hardly know how to describe the problem I've been having but I'm fed up with it! Just now I was in a site to purchase an item and clicked to go through PayPal. I could enter all my log in details for PayPal but it would not open the PayPal site. This has happened every time I've tried to use PayPal lately. I then have to go and use Edge and do my purchase through there, no problem at all.

Often when I've tried to open a log in window that opens in a separate pop up style window, that window will only open as a tiny window in the top left corner. I have to drag the bottom and sides to get it big enough to fill out. Then when you enter that info ready for the next section, it reverts right back to the tiny window once more. I've done all sorts of things in my settings and mostly no change. I did however get the bank log in window to stop doing it and work properly.

Another issue is the correct time for me here in Aust is no longer being recognised in some cases. One is the Track My Hours App. I enter 'Start now' and it says 6:55 AM when it's actually 4:55 PM on my computer clock! It is not the App as I now use it in Edge as well and it is fine there. I never used to have this problem with the much earlier versions of Firefox, it only started a month or so ago when I got a new computer with the latest version installed, at that stage I think it was 72 and I had other problems as well that finally got sorted.

I really want to continue using Firefox but can't do so with several sites and then waste a lot of time swapping over to another browser. I have version 83 now.

Can anyone please help!!! Thanks.

Asked by CH 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by CH 19 amahora adlule

virtual keyboard no longer working on windows 10

hi there after updating my surface to win 2004 the virtual kb is no longer working. when i am tipping into the adress fiel the kb flashes up for half a second but vanishe… (funda kabanzi)

hi there after updating my surface to win 2004 the virtual kb is no longer working. when i am tipping into the adress fiel the kb flashes up for half a second but vanishes instantely. i allredy reinstalles the latest ff release an i tried purging, clean restarting an emptiyng the starting cache - with no effect. ha anybody an idea?

thanks in advance

rm

Asked by mosbacher1 21 amahora adlule

WebGL creation fails on Firefox.

Firefox is having issues with WebGl on my Ubuntu 20.04 and therefore fails on several HTML5 pages (eg. https://www.wirple.com/bmark/). This issue is not present in other … (funda kabanzi)

Firefox is having issues with WebGl on my Ubuntu 20.04 and therefore fails on several HTML5 pages (eg. https://www.wirple.com/bmark/). This issue is not present in other browsers so I chalk it up as an issue with firefox rather than my driver.

I am using NVIDIA driver 455, which works best on my machine by all benchmarks.

Here is the snapshot of my about:support page relevant sections:

  • WebGL 1 Driver WSI Info -
  • WebGL 1 Driver Renderer WebGL creation failed: * WebglAllowWindowsNativeGl:false restricts context creation on this system. * Exhausted GL driver options.
  • WebGL 1 Driver Version -
  • WebGL 1 Driver Extensions -
  • WebGL 1 Extensions -
  • WebGL 2 Driver WSI Info -
  • WebGL 2 Driver Renderer WebGL creation failed: * AllowWebgl2:false restricts context creation on this system.

GPU #1 Active Yes Description GeForce 940M/PCIe/SSE2 Vendor ID 0x10de Device ID GeForce 940M/PCIe/SSE2 Driver Vendor nvidia/unknown Driver Version 455.45.1.0 RAM 0


I am also unable to find " AllowWebgl2:false" and "WebglAllowWindowsNativeGl:false" in my about:preferences.

Below is the console output when this error happens on an HTML5 game (works perfectly on other browsers)

Loading failed for the <script> with source “https://secure.adnxs.com/px?id=776911&seg=6628011&t=1”. index:1:1 Loading failed for the <script> with source “https://connect.facebook.net/en_US/fbevents.js”. index:1:1 unreachable code after return statement alerts.js:1560:8 Use of mozImageSmoothingEnabled is deprecated. Please use the unprefixed imageSmoothingEnabled property instead. ForgeHX-eca4ceb0.js:1473:83 Failed to create WebGL context: failIfMajorPerformanceCaveat: Compositor is not hardware-accelerated. ForgeHX-eca4ceb0.js:27655:406 Failed to create WebGL context: failIfMajorPerformanceCaveat: Compositor is not hardware-accelerated. ForgeHX-eca4ceb0.js:27655:493 Failed to create WebGL context: failIfMajorPerformanceCaveat: Compositor is not hardware-accelerated. ForgeHX-eca4ceb0.js:27656:68 WebGL warning: <Create>: AllowWebgl2:false restricts context creation on this system. ForgeHX-eca4ceb0.js:27655:406 Failed to create WebGL context: WebGL creation failed:

  • AllowWebgl2:false restricts context creation on this system. ForgeHX-eca4ceb0.js:27655:406

WebGL warning: <Create>: WebglAllowWindowsNativeGl:false restricts context creation on this system. ForgeHX-eca4ceb0.js:27655:493 Failed to create WebGL context: WebGL creation failed:

  • WebglAllowWindowsNativeGl:false restricts context creation on this system.
  • Exhausted GL driver options. ForgeHX-eca4ceb0.js:27655:493

WebGL warning: <Create>: WebglAllowWindowsNativeGl:false restricts context creation on this system. ForgeHX-eca4ceb0.js:27656:68 Failed to create WebGL context: WebGL creation failed:

  • WebglAllowWindowsNativeGl:false restricts context creation on this system.
  • Exhausted GL driver options.

Any help appreciated.

Asked by urfrndnik 1 usuku oludlule

Windows Firewall has blocked some features of this app

Hi, I'm a paranoid guy so i tend to investigate anything and everything weird that happens to me. Yesterday, i was browsing a movie directory looking for a movie to watch… (funda kabanzi)

Hi,

I'm a paranoid guy so i tend to investigate anything and everything weird that happens to me.

Yesterday, i was browsing a movie directory looking for a movie to watch outside of major platforms (Netflix). The site was full of ads and other crap, my AV was ringing the bells, blocking lots of potentially malicious links.

Suddenly, i got prompted by Windows Defender to allow firefox.exe to communicate on public networks too. Private networks were allowed already, but somehow it wanted access over public networks too.

It looked exactly like this : https://content.invisioncic.com/Mmalware/monthly_2018_03/image.png.2897f90ed89aa34691c24143e249ab12.png

I am wondering if i could've been exploited by some sort of 0-day, as FireFox security is weaker now, we might see more broad attacks on people.

How could this happen and why would FireFox suddenly want to add new incoming rule?

I have the latest version of FireFox for many days, haven't installed anything new or updated anything. It happened just like that. Also, i was calling with a friend via Messenger which uses WebRTC, but we've been calling like that for past week or so, so don't have a clue why did it happen now...

Should i be concerned?

Let me know, please.

Asked by alohaboy15488 1 usuku oludlule

EXCEL ONLINEでの問題

日本語で質問を入力しています。 Windows10でFireFoxを使用しています。 EXCEL ONLINEでセルの編集をすると、3つの編集時の問題が発生します。 これは、FireFoxで発生しますが、Edge/Chromeでは正常です。 1.[全角/半角]キーを押すと、セルの内容が消える。 2.カーソルが点滅していない状態で日本語入力… (funda kabanzi)

日本語で質問を入力しています。

Windows10でFireFoxを使用しています。

EXCEL ONLINEでセルの編集をすると、3つの編集時の問題が発生します。

これは、FireFoxで発生しますが、Edge/Chromeでは正常です。

1.[全角/半角]キーを押すと、セルの内容が消える。 2.カーソルが点滅していない状態で日本語入力すると、文字化けする。(1文字目にアルファベットが残る) 3.範囲指定して[DEL]キーで消去すると、最初のセル以外は消去出来ない。

私は、EXCEL ONLINEとFireFoxのどちらの不具合なのか、判断出来ません。

上手に、自動翻訳出来ていると期待します。

Asked by Kaoru-n 1 usuku oludlule

Can menu on right-click be re-arranged/modified?

There used to be an extension that allowed the menu on right-click to be modified/re-arranged. Have yet to find similar extension and so, was wondering if i just didn't s… (funda kabanzi)

There used to be an extension that allowed the menu on right-click to be modified/re-arranged. Have yet to find similar extension and so, was wondering if i just didn't see it yet and/or if something might be available in about:config that would allow this?

Thank you!

Asked by danielson 1 usuku oludlule

Problem - the "sub-window" prompts in FireFox Browser

Hello, The problem that occurs to me can be seen at the picture in the attachment. I have cleaned cash and cookies, but it did not solve the problem. Any idea how to sol… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

The problem that occurs to me can be seen at the picture in the attachment. I have cleaned cash and cookies, but it did not solve the problem. Any idea how to solve this??

Asked by mica_lekic 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by mica_lekic 1 usuku oludlule

Firefox not playing audio through default device

Running Firefox 83 (claims it's up to date) on Windows 10 Pro N. Recently Firefox has decided to play the audio from the likes of Facebook videos and YouTube through the … (funda kabanzi)

Running Firefox 83 (claims it's up to date) on Windows 10 Pro N.

Recently Firefox has decided to play the audio from the likes of Facebook videos and YouTube through the speakers, despite:

  1. the headphones being the default device
  2. restarting the computer
  3. Chrome and VLC media player both sending audio to the USB headphones.

I disabled the speakers, which did result in FF sending the audio through the USB headphones. But . . . when I re-enabled the speakers Firefox reverted to them. Mid-play of a video! This even though the default audio device was still the USB headphones.

I searched for guidance, but the mentions I have found related to posts going back several years (FF 36 anyone).

That other applications correctly recognise the appropriate audio device suggests strongly that it's a Firefox issue, rather than an OS issue.

I really would prefer to not have to manually disable the speakers. Previously everything would simply switch from headphones to speakers when I unplugged the headphones, and back again when I plugged the headphones back in. This is how it should be.

Asked by FF49 1 usuku oludlule