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Browser Completely Unresponsive

Recently Firefox started "crashing." It would be running just fine, and then websites would just stop loading. If I clicked a link or searched for something, it would be … (read more)

Recently Firefox started "crashing." It would be running just fine, and then websites would just stop loading. If I clicked a link or searched for something, it would be stuck loading until I restarted Firefox. I tried restarting my computer as well, but that didn't work either, as the issue just came back within a few hours.

Sooo I went to google to search for answers. I got to a forum (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/881250) that seemed promising, and edited my network.http.max-connections value from 900 to 48, as the chosen answer suggested. I figured if it didn't work, I could always just change it back.

How wrong I was.

Not only did it not work, it prevented me from doing anything. Now when I open Firefox, nothing loads. I can see the toolbar, search bar, and my bookmarks, but the actual screen is blank. No widgets with my frequently visited sites and some news stories, no homepage, just blankness. When I enter a url or do a random search or even try to open about:config, nothing happens. It doesn't even show a loading icon.

I attempted to refresh Firefox, but it got stuck in the loading stage, which I attributed to my already breaking it somehow. So I uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox. But no dice. It's still entirely unresponsive.

Any help would be appreciated. Please keep in mind I'm largely computer illiterate!

Asked by hanentr 1 day ago

Last reply by hanentr 18 minutes ago

Facebook Messenger will not load. Firefox was updated to 103.0.2 (64-bit) on August 9, 2022. Loads and works properly in Chrome

Facebook Messenger will not load. Firefox was updated to 103.0.2 (64-bit) on August 9, 2022. Was working prior to that update. Loads and works properly in Chrome. Have cl… (read more)

Facebook Messenger will not load. Firefox was updated to 103.0.2 (64-bit) on August 9, 2022. Was working prior to that update. Loads and works properly in Chrome. Have cleared cookies and cache.

Asked by rsnell1 55 minutes ago

Invalid Security Token some sites

This issue happens on a desktop computer using Windows 10 On a few sites where I tried to post a comment I get this Invalid Security Token error and everything I posted i… (read more)

This issue happens on a desktop computer using Windows 10 On a few sites where I tried to post a comment I get this Invalid Security Token error and everything I posted is gone. I started to save what I wrote so I could paste the comment again and retry but I still get this error. Even after retrying to re-post the comment several times. This has been happening for over a year now and I've tried to find an answer to fix this problem but I can't determine if this is a Firefox, a Windows 10, or some other program or security issue that is causing this. I've also have run into problems with some websites that have required me to re-register or update information using Firefox and had to use the Google Chrome web browser to do that. The last time that happened was with the UPS site a few weeks ago that I needed to track a package. Is this another issue with an Invalid Security Token? Is this an issue in Firefox or Windows 10? Is there some way to find what is causing this problem? Is there a fix or something I need to change, download or turn off? I've emptied my cash and cookies but these problems persist. Both Firefox and windows are current and have the latest updates. I'm no expert on computers and programs, but I can get through fixes if they are explained well. Some online information seems to assume that you know all the ways to get into a program or folder and just tell you to go to "X" folder without mapping directions. Then go to some named program to fix the problem. The biggest problems I've had with that: I have no idea of how to get to that folder and most of the time the name of the folder or program has changed or is in some sub folder that they do not mention. I have been able to fix problems with computers and some programs, but I'm not an expert like you guys are and I don't understand all of the upper high tech language. I guess you could say we are all experts in some things and not so good in others. But if y'all could get back to me on this annoying issue I would appreciate it very much. Thank you Robert

Asked by EIBBOR2654 3 hours ago

Last reply by EIBBOR2654 3 hours ago

Very slow loading pages and videos

Loading regular pages like HomeDepot or Wellsfargo are very slow. Can take 30 sec. Videos from CNN or Youtube can take 1 min top load if at all. I have gigabit internet … (read more)

Loading regular pages like HomeDepot or Wellsfargo are very slow. Can take 30 sec. Videos from CNN or Youtube can take 1 min top load if at all. I have gigabit internet and pages load withing 2 sec on Microsoft Edge. I have tried complete removal and reinstallation of Firefox. I have default theme and no extensions installed. I have tried turning off Norton 360 firewall and antivirus, starting Firefox in safe mode, starting Windows 10 in safemode. Nothing helps. Have not only scanned computer with Norton but also with Malwarebytes and found no adware/ viruses. HTML5 seems to be working fine according to a diagnostic page I visited. Firefox works great on my laptop from same internet connection. Have 40 gigabytes free space on disk drive. Please help

Asked by bperryiii 3 hours ago

Stop FF from Filling Usernames

At "https://www.delta.com/login/loginPage?staticurl=" (login to delta.com) there's a user name field. When I click on it Firefox suggests the username. I don't want the… (read more)

At "https://www.delta.com/login/loginPage?staticurl=" (login to delta.com) there's a user name field. When I click on it Firefox suggests the username. I don't want the username exposed this way because I use the 1Password password manager to fill in usernames.

In Settings "Logins and Passwords" it says "1Password – Password Manager controls this setting". "Ask to save logins and passwords for websites" is not checked, and "Autofil logins and passwords" is checked but the option is pale blue instead of bright blue and cannot be changed.

How can I stop FF from exposing my username?

Asked by MikeA01730 1 day ago

Last reply by MikeA01730 4 hours ago

Firefox no longer opens in full screen

I see that there was a new version loaded yesterday so don't know if this relates. Starting today, when I open Firefox, it opens in a small screen in the upper left cor… (read more)

I see that there was a new version loaded yesterday so don't know if this relates. Starting today, when I open Firefox, it opens in a small screen in the upper left corner. I want it to open in full screen. I have to click twice to get the full screen. I do not mean the screen that F11 gives since I still want my tabs at the bottom. I have Windows 10 and Firefox 103.0.2.

I realize that this is an annoyance that has a workaround. I just want what I had yesterday. Thanks in advance for your help.

Kris

Asked by dkatwdsd 2 days ago

Last reply by dkatwdsd 7 hours ago

primary password

‘Due to age/infirmity my typing has worsened & mistakes are made when typing my Primary Password, resulting in having to re-type it 2 or 3 times. Is there any way I c… (read more)

‘Due to age/infirmity my typing has worsened & mistakes are made when typing my Primary Password, resulting in having to re-type it 2 or 3 times. Is there any way I can see what I have typed instead of a row of black dots? Many thanks for a quick response Peter Gordon Smith

Asked by peter131 9 hours ago

dissapointed in Firefox

what ever you are doing to Firefox please stop. keep getting network errors and other errors and still have not fixed the jumping Posts in Facebook. I am or a… (read more)

what ever you are doing to Firefox please stop. keep getting network errors and other errors and still have not fixed the jumping Posts in Facebook. I am or at least was a faithful Firefox user but now will all the errors and such really considering Chrome. I have cleared cache turnoff add ons and still, get the network protocol error happening too often> from what i am seeing in my email about the Facebook issue more peopke are leaving Firefox

Asked by Mary 10 hours ago

Firefox Update - all data (Session, PW, ...) lost, also not storing new PWs

After Firefox Update all data (Session, PW, ...) was lost! New version is not storing PWs, even when I click save and have activated both options for saving PWs and filli… (read more)

After Firefox Update all data (Session, PW, ...) was lost! New version is not storing PWs, even when I click save and have activated both options for saving PWs and filling them in automatically!

Asked by joe.n 16 hours ago

not responding

The browser is open but every time I click on something it won't respond and I keep on clicking my mouse until it respond. It also pop up with browser not responding. I… (read more)

The browser is open but every time I click on something it won't respond and I keep on clicking my mouse until it respond. It also pop up with browser not responding. It's starting to get annoying same as typing words the letters won't pop up until a few seconds later. Same goes with deleting too. It won't delete as I keep on pressing delete, it will start deleting 5 seconds later.

Asked by crab2675 17 hours ago

I imported my bookmarks from an HTML file but they are not showing even after I close and restart the browser

I imported my bookmarks from an HTML file but they are not showing even after I close and restart the browser. Where are my bookmarks? And furthermore, your instructions … (read more)

I imported my bookmarks from an HTML file but they are not showing even after I close and restart the browser. Where are my bookmarks? And furthermore, your instructions for importing them in the first place did not work for me because the sequence and pictures did not match what I saw in my browser. I played around with it until I found the import part. And yet, no bookmarks.

Asked by afiandac 2 days ago

Last reply by afiandac 1 day ago

I can't see my embeded map on my website

Hey there, I have a business website "Annapolis Taxi Cab" and I'm facing to show my embedded map on header position of website. I've posted on my groups but no one helps … (read more)

Hey there, I have a business website "Annapolis Taxi Cab" and I'm facing to show my embedded map on header position of website. I've posted on my groups but no one helps me. Kindly help me to troubleshoot this problem. Thanks in Advance.

Cannot make calls on messenger, get message on popup window something went wrong

I cannot make calls via Firefox on Facebook Messenger. In the second window that normally loads tells me that something went wrong. (in Dutch tells me "Er is iets fout ge… (read more)

I cannot make calls via Firefox on Facebook Messenger. In the second window that normally loads tells me that something went wrong. (in Dutch tells me "Er is iets fout gegaan" This happens on both my computers, Windows and Linux. Even when I start Firefox in troubleshoot mode it is still not working. However works absolute perfectly in Google Chrome. The problem started today by my knowledge for no apparent reason. I tested the camera in Firefox, works. I tested the microphone in Firefox, works, no problem. Also I granted Facebook permission to use the microphone and camera.

Asked by Jan-holtman 1 day ago

Yahoo mail crashes after playing a downloaded video

I'm on Firefox 103.0.2 64 bit on Windows 10. For the last few months when I play a video of any format that I received as an attachment in Yahoo mail everything works as … (read more)

I'm on Firefox 103.0.2 64 bit on Windows 10. For the last few months when I play a video of any format that I received as an attachment in Yahoo mail everything works as it should until I play the video. After the video is played from the downloaded file Yahoo mail closes. It always happens this way. I first thought it was Yahoo mail but I have another tab with Edge and Yahoo mail on that browser. It doesn't happen when I use Edge to download the video and play it. I use the same player, VLC, to play the video on both browsers. It has worked fine for years.

I am a big fan of Firefox and have used it as long as it has been out. I have convinced all my friends and relatives to use it as well.

Asked by avery1317 1 day ago

Facebook voice and video chat quit working - 8/12/22 AM using Firefox. Works fine, same computer on Chrome?

Facebook voice and video chat quit working - 8/12/22 AM using Firefox. Works fine, same computer on Chrome? When calling or accepting a call the screen goes to "Something… (read more)

Facebook voice and video chat quit working - 8/12/22 AM using Firefox. Works fine, same computer on Chrome? When calling or accepting a call the screen goes to "Something went wrong"? Same symptom on two desktops, two laptops, and one notepad. Windows 10.

Asked by mikeerny 1 day ago

Sharing button issue

I recently created a new artist website on WIX and added a widget by Elfsight that shows sharing buttons. The widget is installed correctly. The buttons appear when I bri… (read more)

I recently created a new artist website on WIX and added a widget by Elfsight that shows sharing buttons. The widget is installed correctly. The buttons appear when I bring up the site on Microsoft Edge, but not on Firefox. What gives? I tried clearing my cache etc. to no avail. Any help would be very much appreciated. Thanks!

Asked by hel_montpetit 3 days ago

Last reply by hel_montpetit 1 day ago

Cross-site cookie protection SOMETIMES breaks tumblr

Hi, ever since cross-site cookie protection came in, all tumblr blogs I go to (as in when I type their url into the address bar, not when I visit them from my tumblr dash… (read more)

Hi, ever since cross-site cookie protection came in, all tumblr blogs I go to (as in when I type their url into the address bar, not when I visit them from my tumblr dash) sometimes break, treating me as if I'm logged out, except when I click to log in it takes me straight to the dashboard. Refreshing can sometimes fix it, making it that most dreaded of troubleshooting pains, an intermittent problem. Should be easier than most though, as this happens roughly about three times out of four, although sometimes I can have a bad run and refresh twenty times or more without being able to actually interact with anything as if I were logged in. And the occasional blog that the owner took advantage of advanced features to have a non-[user name].tumblr.com site, like for example this one simply refuse to see me as logged in at all. I PRESUME this is because the existing tumblr.com exceptions only cover some of the servers tumblr uses to authenticate logins, or something, but even when a blog is not letting me interact with stuff Firefox still says it detects 'no trackers known to Firefox'.

Asked by Matt 3 weeks ago

Last reply by Matt 1 day ago

Tab crash

Hello, It seems that when ever i download or view something from my yahoo email attachments it always causes the yahoo tab to crash. Thanks for your support. … (read more)

Hello,

It seems that when ever i download or view something from my yahoo email attachments it always causes the yahoo tab to crash.

Thanks for your support.

Asked by Josh847 2 days ago

Last reply by Josh847 1 day ago