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Print Preview takes two minutes to load

When I try to print anything in Firefox, the print preview window comes up with a spinning cursor where the page preview belongs, and it takes two minutes before it goes … (funda kabanzi)

When I try to print anything in Firefox, the print preview window comes up with a spinning cursor where the page preview belongs, and it takes two minutes before it goes away and the actual preview appears. Only then can I actually print. Whatever process is taking two minutes even prevents me from quitting Firefox -- if I try to quit within that two minutes the FF window does close, bu* Bulleted list itemt the app itself doesn't shut down (as seen from the icon in the dock) until those two minutes have elapsed.

I can bypass the wait by clicking Print Using System Dialogue at the bottom right of the preview window, so I have a workaround. (Although whatever process it's waiting for is still going on, since I still can't quit FF until those two minutes elapse!)

Thanks for any help!

Asked by jimmosk 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by jimmosk 1 isonto elidlule

Firefox 86 is borderline unusable on my computer

This has been an issue of mine for the past few days and I can't find a fix. I've tried to troubleshoot it and I've repeatedly reinstalled Firefox several times. The appl… (funda kabanzi)

This has been an issue of mine for the past few days and I can't find a fix. I've tried to troubleshoot it and I've repeatedly reinstalled Firefox several times. The application either:

a. Doesn't open at all after I click the icon b. Freezes, refuses to register inputs and/or crashes c. Works temporarily, eventually turns into part B

My OS is Windows 10 and I want Firefox to be my default browser but it's not running properly at all on my computer. I have sent multiple crash reports because of this. Does anyone know what the problem could be? This has never happened to me before.

Asked by thejerseynative 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by FredMcD 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Growing tired of having to refresh pages to see some content

I'm going to say that for the last 3 versions of Firefox, I've had issues with many pages not loading images, not displaying the most current data, and every once in a lo… (funda kabanzi)

I'm going to say that for the last 3 versions of Firefox, I've had issues with many pages not loading images, not displaying the most current data, and every once in a long while (very infrequent) a page will just fail to completely load and I'll have to hit refresh so the wheels on the bus keep spinning.

Pages I have issues with: Yahoo Yahoo News Facebook CNN

The not loading images is the most frequent issue. Sometimes I'll need to reload a page a couple of times to see a pic. This is NOT on pages I have cached, but rather new pages I'm visiting.

The issue of not seeing new content is especially clear when approving new members or posts to a group within Facebook. This is a very regular occurance.

I just recently reloaded my computer from scratch (Mid Feb 2021), and this did NOT alleviate the issue, but rather it continued unabated.

The loading image issue looks like this.

https://www.yahoo.com/gma/jamie-spears-lawyer-speaks-britney-123134221.html

Asked by S.C.Estes 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by user3592526 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

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Crash Reporter not working anymore

Recent versions of Firefox have started crashing more and more often for me. As of version 80.0, it happens around 1–2 times a day on average, usually when the session ha… (funda kabanzi)

Recent versions of Firefox have started crashing more and more often for me. As of version 80.0, it happens around 1–2 times a day on average, usually when the session has been running for a while. In the middle of work, Firefox window(s) will just disappear and the process is no longer running. This will happen both on my Windows 10 and my Windows 7 system.

I recently realised that I hadn't been seeing the Mozilla Crash Reporter window in a long time, on either system. I just assumed my crash reports were being sent in order to help fix these bugs, but today I decided to check, and saw that crash reports are not even generated anymore. When I oben about:crashes, I see that the last crash report is from May. I'm sure I've had Firefox crash many dozens of times since then, but the crash reporting facility seems to no longer work.

I tried running Firefox in Safe Mode as well. The result is the same: it will crash usually after a few hours of work, without any error, no crash reporter window, and no crash report showing up in about:crashes afterwards.

What could have broken my Crash Reporter functionality (and on both of my systems, too)? And how can I get it back to generating and submitting these reports?

Asked by daniel139 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 3 izinyanga ezidlule

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Youtube error: "An error occurred. Please try again later. (Playback ID: uFCV2ClQxLQMYdFX)"

Youtube was working fine but now it gives me the error message "An error occurred. Please try again later. (Playback ID: uFCV2ClQxLQMYdFX)" I cleared cache, refreshed the… (funda kabanzi)

Youtube was working fine but now it gives me the error message "An error occurred. Please try again later. (Playback ID: uFCV2ClQxLQMYdFX)"

I cleared cache, refreshed the browser, restarted, disabled ublock and logged out of my YT account. Still doesn't seem to work.

Youtube works fine on other browsers like edge and chrome.

Asked by munifc 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by FredMcD 4 izinyanga ezidlule

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Issues with youtube

Having an issue with youtube as of late on firefox. The ability to see "history" list, "watch later" list, or utilizing the save function do not work because I am consta… (funda kabanzi)

Having an issue with youtube as of late on firefox. The ability to see "history" list, "watch later" list, or utilizing the save function do not work because I am constantly having to login. For some reason the ability to see lists or to utilize any functions on the youtube website do not work properly because I am unable to remain logged in. Is anyone else having difficulty with youtube?

Asked by Chris 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by AlkindiX 2 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox won't play ANY videos at all

Firefox won't play any video, on any website at all. I get different error messages on different sites, such as: The video playback was aborted due to a corruption probl… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox won't play any video, on any website at all. I get different error messages on different sites, such as: The video playback was aborted due to a corruption problem or because the video used features your browser did not support OR Sorry, we're having trouble with playing this video. I've tried following some of the advice in the forums here, so I cleared the cache and the cookies, I ensured DRM content is enabled, and I unchecked the 'Use hardware acceleration when possible' option under preferences. None of this has made any difference. I also restarted firefox and installed an adobe flash player add on. Still no success. Any advice?

Asked by mayaharish 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by mayaharish 2 izinyanga ezidlule

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Can't play Live Stream Videos on Firefox

Ever since i re-installed my windows, Firefox just won't play live streams. Neither Youtube or Twitch works. I have tried everything i have seen on internet, nothing work… (funda kabanzi)

Ever since i re-installed my windows, Firefox just won't play live streams. Neither Youtube or Twitch works. I have tried everything i have seen on internet, nothing works. I do get to see them on Chrome or Brave, but i don't like those browsers, i wan't my firefox back!!!!

Asked by TioLucho 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by jscher2000 1 inyanga edlule

Strange behaviour when copying images on Mac

Long time listener, first time caller... :) [Seriously have been using and loving Firefox/Mozilla since 2004-2005, before that was Netscape Navigator, this is the first t… (funda kabanzi)

Long time listener, first time caller... :) [Seriously have been using and loving Firefox/Mozilla since 2004-2005, before that was Netscape Navigator, this is the first time I can recall having an issue that I can't find already written up and solved. Hence, this post.]

I've been having some odd issues with Firefox (85.0.2 64-bit) on my Intel Mac (Big Sur 11.2.1) for the past few months, and this morning decided to dig in deeper.

The backstory: When I’ve wanted to copy and image and paste it into Apple Messages, the images sometimes don’t send because Messages doesn’t support TIFF, WEBP, or PNG formats when sending to someone who doesn’t have an iMessage account (aka using standard MMS like to Android phones). So, I then have to convert the failed image to JPG, delete the failed message, and drag the saved JPG image file into Messages and can then resend it.

The issue: Today, I discovered that when I copy a JPG image from Firefox, and paste it into Apple messages, it seems that it doesn’t send because it appears to be either copied or pasted as a different format than the original image?

To reproduce:

  1. Go to a web site with a JPG image ( http://www.lunarbaboon.com for example)
  2. Right-Click on the JPEG image ( comicorder038.jpg for example) and select “View Image Info”
  3. Right-Click on the JPEG image and select “Copy Image”
  4. Paste into Messages to send to someone who doesn’t have an iMessage account
  5. Hit enter to send
  6. Wait a few seconds for failure
  7. Click on failure Info
  8. Right-Click on image and select Open
  9. Preview shows the file as TIFF not JPG

To simplify:

  1. Go to a web site with a JPG image ( http://www.lunarbaboon.com for example)
  2. Right-Click on the JPEG image ( comicorder038.jpg for example) and select “Copy Image”
  3. Open Preview and select “New from Clipboard”
  4. Select “Tools -> Show Inspector”
  5. Preview shows the file as PNG not JPG

What I’ve tried: Copy & paste of same image from Firefox - Safe Mode fails - So, doubt it is something in my Firefox config Copy & paste of same image from Safari works - So, doubt it is something MacOS related However, copy & paste of same image from Chrome fails too - So, maybe it is something MacOS related?

Any suggestions on what to try next?

Asked by sck626 2 emasontweni adlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 usuku oludlule

Firefox hangs/freezes after 85 update.

Hi everyone, After the 85.0.0 update and still now with 85.0.1 and 85.0.2 firefox crashes. It's usually happened with clicking a link that'll take action outside of fire… (funda kabanzi)

Hi everyone,

After the 85.0.0 update and still now with 85.0.1 and 85.0.2 firefox crashes. It's usually happened with clicking a link that'll take action outside of firefox (not a url link but a download attachment link in gmail or a print link). I've also had it happen with placing links from the search bar to the bookmark bar, and just recently opening up the 'show all bookmarks' window.

It'll hang, i won't be able to click anything, and then it'll give me the 'close window' screen. It's never fully crashed and given me an error message. I start up firefox again, restore the session and everything is back to where it was.

I've tried refreshing. I've tried creating a new profile. I've tried uninstalling and downloading 85 direct from mozilla. Nothing seems to be working. I'm going to see how it does for a bit in safe mode, but all the add-ons I have I've had way before the 85 update and all of them are recommended by mozilla.

I'm all ears (eyes?) for solutions!

Asked by info4851 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by jscher2000 10 amahora adlule

video playback issue with fresh install of ubuntu

hi, i just installed ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I am not running any extensions or add-ons, just default settings. I can't play any youtube video that is considered 'live'. I can … (funda kabanzi)

hi, i just installed ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I am not running any extensions or add-ons, just default settings. I can't play any youtube video that is considered 'live'. I can watch any other video on youtube, however. For the 'live' videos, I get a message: 'Your browser can't play this video, learn more' And when I click learn more, it says my browser is up to date. I tried streaming other videos from websites like crunchyroll.com and none work. I followed some suggestions to clear cache, turn on video/audio settings, etc. but nothing is working. Please assist. thanks.

Asked by sktrinh12 1 isonto elidlule

Windows load slowly

I loaded Firefox onto a new Win10 laptop yesterday and made it the default browser (against the "recommended" Edge). Today some websites are loading very slowly (e.g. PCM… (funda kabanzi)

I loaded Firefox onto a new Win10 laptop yesterday and made it the default browser (against the "recommended" Edge). Today some websites are loading very slowly (e.g. PCMag home page takes 30 seconds to load). Some https sites load normally and others are slow. I refreshed Firefox, did not fix it. Is there something I can do?

Asked by stevenconner 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by jscher2000 1 isonto elidlule

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having issues with JavaScript

I am having issues with Firefox browser on my university website. When I do a search in the ebsco library and I try to advance to the second page of the results nothing h… (funda kabanzi)

I am having issues with Firefox browser on my university website. When I do a search in the ebsco library and I try to advance to the second page of the results nothing happens. When I try to modify the search terms it returns me to the original search terms. Also, in the classroom portal called Brightspace I am unable to see embedded video clips.

These issues never occurred in the past versions. These issues do not occur when I use Chrome.

Asked by philip.g.gentile 1 isonto elidlule

Answered by Wesley Branton 1 isonto elidlule

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Page zoom settings not saved.

Each time I start FF 85.0.2 I must reset each web page custom zoom setting as they are not saved from the previous session. I have carried out a refresh to no avail. I ha… (funda kabanzi)

Each time I start FF 85.0.2 I must reset each web page custom zoom setting as they are not saved from the previous session. I have carried out a refresh to no avail. I have reinstalled FF without any improvement and History is set to 'remember'. I set some zoom levels whilst in safe mode and restarted but no better. What can I do to fix this problem?

Asked by rafikiphoto 1 isonto elidlule

Answered by rafikiphoto 1 isonto elidlule

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 cor-el 7 amahora adlule

When cache passes 400, Firefox slows down

Firefox always up-to-date MacBook Air (125 TB mem) always up-to-date (5 yrs old, otherwise working perfectly). Mostly browsing social media, blogs, newspaper articles. (v… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox always up-to-date MacBook Air (125 TB mem) always up-to-date (5 yrs old, otherwise working perfectly). Mostly browsing social media, blogs, newspaper articles. (video streaming causes no cache problems and are generally unaffected by slow Firefox performance)

If I'm not working and doing many hours of browsing daily, I have to clear my cache 5-6 times a day, after every couple of hours. In the older Firefox, this was easier because "cache" and "cookies" were separate actions, so in three clicks (preferences, cache, clear) I could be browsing again. But in recent versions, the clear cache is now a longer process (preferences, privacy, cache, uncheck cookies, clear), then I can get back to browsing. (This seems to be a trend with a lot of new software engineers, making steps longer instead of shorter, mind boggling.)

I've already read some "answers" here that claim that clearing the cache "should" not improve performance. This is silly. Thousands of us are constantly forced to manually clear our cache to be able to use Firefox. It's tiring, and gaslighty, but I continue with Firefox because I believe in the community principles of Firefox, but instead of improvements, every update just brings more and more dysfunction). Firefox's cache not self-managing is such a huge problem that there's a dozen extensions for cache clearing, but since my last Firefox reset, I can no longer find the one I liked, and the new cache clearing extensions don't perform so well, so it's back to preferences-manual-cache clear.

Symptoms: -Page loads slow or stall -Twitter feed bounces to top of page (even with accessibility-Reduce Motion-setting) -Facebook group members list page bounces to top -Facebook post history browsing slows to a crawl (made worse by fb having removed its time selection tools, so now to see a historical post, we must scroll, scroll, scroll, scroll, and Firefox eventually just stalls out) -Logins fail That's when I head over to my cache, see it's above 400 or sometimes above 500, un-click cookies (which I sometimes delete too, any time the cookies are over 100, even though I'm set to minimal cookie retention, I delete all cookies older than a week), CLEAR CACHE, then Firefox performs correctly... for a couple of hours anyway.

In theory, Firefox cache is supposed to "self-clean" of the old stuff? but I have not seen that in practice. Since this is a problem for so many people, why doesn't Firefox create an easy button to clear only the content we want, instead of total wipe? (I also reset my Firefox entirely 3-4 times a year, but I hate doing this as so many preferences get lost)

Asked by TNT666 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by jscher2000 4 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Unable to connect to crypto mining websites

When I try to open sites like HiveOS [OS] or Flexpool I always get an "Unable to Connect" error. This happens of both my Mac and my Linux machine but not my phone's Firef… (funda kabanzi)

When I try to open sites like HiveOS [OS] or Flexpool I always get an "Unable to Connect" error. This happens of both my Mac and my Linux machine but not my phone's Firefox. It does not happen in other browsers such as Safari. I followed all the tips in Firefox can't load websites but other browsers can but none of them worked.

Asked by samgarmany 1 isonto elidlule

Firefox Hangs when waking from sleep

I just got a new Mac Mini which is running 11.2.1. When I wake my Mac, Firefox won't respond. Quitting and restarting immediately fixes the problem. Any thoughts on this … (funda kabanzi)

I just got a new Mac Mini which is running 11.2.1. When I wake my Mac, Firefox won't respond. Quitting and restarting immediately fixes the problem. Any thoughts on this problem?

Asked by lenny3200 1 isonto elidlule

Not possible To open any website -

Hello dear supporters, Since a few Days I cannot reach any website. Or sometimes Websites Doesn’t load completely and get stucked. Or sometimes there is a reduced layou… (funda kabanzi)

Hello dear supporters,

Since a few Days I cannot reach any website. Or sometimes Websites Doesn’t load completely and get stucked. Or sometimes there is a reduced layout loading on the websites I want to go to _ more like in html mode.

different errores occur Browsing with Firefox:

SSL_ERROR_HANDSHAKE_FAILURE_ALERT SSL_ERROR_BAD_MAC_READ The wlan connection is stable - as in can Go in the Internet with other devices.

And the problem also occurs with other browers . Additional Info: (Also the Connection to the email servers communicates a problem with SSL: Failed to send the message. SSL has received an entry with invalid message authentication code. The settings for smtp.1and1.de must be corrected. ... then Every once in a while I can send messages )

Could you please help me to fix the problem with Firefox as I am in home office, like many of us, and working gets difficult like this.

Thank you Silvia

Asked by w.silvia 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by w.silvia 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule