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Pop up ad causes site to freeze

There's a problem with the site filmcomment.com that only happens on Firefox and not other browsers. As of today, when I load the site an ad pops up for a newsletter. I c… (read more)

There's a problem with the site filmcomment.com that only happens on Firefox and not other browsers. As of today, when I load the site an ad pops up for a newsletter. I click the X and the text of the ad goes away, but the screen remains dark and the site is unusable. I have turned off all ad blocking for this site and have tried clearing cookies.

Asked by cplester110 43 minutes ago

Not able to play videos on BBC.com

I am not able to play videos on the BBC website using Firefox. The videos won't even load (see screenshot). I deleted cache and cookies, but still no result. What should … (read more)

I am not able to play videos on the BBC website using Firefox. The videos won't even load (see screenshot). I deleted cache and cookies, but still no result. What should I do? Thanks. Edit: I have also tried on normal privacy settings.

Asked by mshrf 7 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 hour ago

Twitter makes firefox freeze and crash

Every time I use twitter, firefox ends up freezing and crashing. Sometimes the crash happens after I close it, of its own accord, and even surprisingly have firefox spont… (read more)

Every time I use twitter, firefox ends up freezing and crashing. Sometimes the crash happens after I close it, of its own accord, and even surprisingly have firefox spontaneously close without the crash reporter opening at all. I have enough spare memory to run firefox.

Asked by desbest 6 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 hour ago

Firefox opens Websties/Tabs at the bottom of the page

When I open a new window/tab Firefox opens it at the bottom of the page instead of the top. Is there someway to fix this? I am running the newest version of Firefox and W… (read more)

When I open a new window/tab Firefox opens it at the bottom of the page instead of the top. Is there someway to fix this? I am running the newest version of Firefox and Windows 10.

Asked by Jayhawk714 3 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 hour ago

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jhttp

I’m in IT and regularly need to access HTTP addresses. That has now become impossible. No matter what I do Firefox’s address bar automatically defaults to HTTPS. I need t… (read more)

I’m in IT and regularly need to access HTTP addresses. That has now become impossible. No matter what I do Firefox’s address bar automatically defaults to HTTPS. I need to be able to do this regularly and without having to jump through a lot of hoops.

Asked by tamnet 9 hours ago

Answered by TerryN21 4 hours ago

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Getting 404 error on my banking site

I've been using my banking site for many years on my desktop computer. Today the site comes up but when I try to log in I get a "404" error message. I tried logging in wi… (read more)

I've been using my banking site for many years on my desktop computer. Today the site comes up but when I try to log in I get a "404" error message. I tried logging in with Edge and there was no problem. I have deleted all my banking cookies on Mozilla and the result is the same. This is a major problem and I would appreciate any suggestions.

Asked by pdlc1204 2 days ago

Answered by TerryN21 4 hours ago

Firefox Links?

every time I try to type something in the address bar I get this message you were trying to open http:// ? I'm using the latest version, how can I remove it? I've turne… (read more)

every time I try to type something in the address bar I get this message you were trying to open http:// ? I'm using the latest version, how can I remove it? I've turned off the search suggestions but nothing. why this happen?

Asked by Eyras 21 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 hours ago

Reddit comments input textbox shows duplicate text after pasteing

Reddit comments textbox shows duplicate text after pasteing When creating a comment (new or reply), the input textbox shows duplicate text. So what ever is pasted, it app… (read more)

Reddit comments textbox shows duplicate text after pasteing When creating a comment (new or reply), the input textbox shows duplicate text. So what ever is pasted, it appears twice. If I post the comment anyway, only one copy of the text appears in the posted comment. It only seems to happen if I paste more than one line of text so maybe the CRLF at the end of line one has something to do with it. See attached image.

I tried the same operation with Chrome, and it does not have this duplicate text problem. So I'm guessing it some problem with the input textbox implementation in firefox.

Is this a known problem? Anyone else seeing this?

firefox 88.0.1 (latest), windows 10 laptop

Asked by Windfall 16 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 hours ago

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Deceptive site ahead

Using firefox browser I'm receiving that message for all blogspot.com blogs I try to reach, please check the image, I've checked a couple of other browsers and there are … (read more)

Using firefox browser I'm receiving that message for all blogspot.com blogs I try to reach, please check the image, I've checked a couple of other browsers and there are no problems at all.

Asked by jmescoda 5 hours ago

Answered by TerryN21 4 hours ago

Autoplay continues despite setting permission to block and also trying extensions

I cannot stop autoplay of audio/video on numerous sites despite setting permission to block all. Also tried several extensions. This seemed to have happened a couple if… (read more)

I cannot stop autoplay of audio/video on numerous sites despite setting permission to block all. Also tried several extensions. This seemed to have happened a couple if updates ago. Currently using 88.0.1

Asked by sccarlin 4 hours ago

Bookmarking

I have recently lost the ability to “Bookmark This Page”. It used to be directly under the Bookmarks tab where I could choose to put it into a folder but the option is no… (read more)

I have recently lost the ability to “Bookmark This Page”. It used to be directly under the Bookmarks tab where I could choose to put it into a folder but the option is no longer available can anyone help please? I am using Firefox Browser 88.0.1 (64-bit)

Asked by kdgk.lkmf 19 hours ago

Last reply by TerryN21 4 hours ago

I am stuck in dark mode and can not disable it. I can't read anything. It's broken. I dug into all the preferences.

I am stuck in dark mode and can not disable it. I can't read anything. It's broken. I dug into all the preferences. Most help topics dealing with this are for newer OS ve… (read more)

I am stuck in dark mode and can not disable it. I can't read anything. It's broken. I dug into all the preferences. Most help topics dealing with this are for newer OS versions or Windows. I'm using OS 10.12.6 I installed some theme and it made the background black. With brown text...Very handy for reading.

Asked by salamanderdrake 1 day ago

Last reply by TerryN21 5 hours ago

HIgh memory usage seems to continually increase!

I realise that Firefox uses up a lot of Memory (particularly as it tries to run each Tab separately). However, my Firefox seems to keep increasing its usage! I can start … (read more)

I realise that Firefox uses up a lot of Memory (particularly as it tries to run each Tab separately). However, my Firefox seems to keep increasing its usage!

I can start with a number of Tabs open & (after refreshing each Tab - to ensure it is "lice" & "active") I will get (according to Windows Task Manager) about 1,300MB in use.

Without opening up any more Tabs & without trying to run any Web-Based Videos, over a period of a few hours it will increase & increase & increase - perhaps getting up to 4,000MB!

I've cross checked with "about:performance" (to open FF's own Task Manager), to show the individual Tab usage, & that NEVER totals up to anywhere near the figures shown by the Windows Task Manager!!

Obviously, my FF is fully up to date!

Any comments!

Asked by John-B 5 months ago

Last reply by TerryN21 5 hours ago

Trying to add a PKI root certficate

This is the first time I've needed to do this in years but, at one time, installing a root (or, for that matter, third-level) CA certificate in Firefox was straightforwar… (read more)

This is the first time I've needed to do this in years but, at one time, installing a root (or, for that matter, third-level) CA certificate in Firefox was straightforward. Unless I'm missing something --and I've been poking around these files for over an hour-- it is now, at best, quite obscure. Is there a way for me to install a CA certificate for a CA you have chosen to not recognize and include with the system? If so, a clear explanation of how to do it would be appreciated. And, yes, I understand the implications of doing this.

Thanks.

Asked by jk04120 5 hours ago

Print Previews taking up to a minute to process

In comparison to Safari, and Chrome where print preview take about one second, FF 88.0.1 can take up to a minute or never, to process a print preview. Please advise. Than… (read more)

In comparison to Safari, and Chrome where print preview take about one second, FF 88.0.1 can take up to a minute or never, to process a print preview. Please advise.

Thanks

Asked by jmhbpc 5 hours ago

Last reply by jmhbpc 5 hours ago

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Get rid of "This Time Search With.

I hate the "This time, search with" in the URL bar. When I want to search, I use the Search bar for that. I don't need extra icons that I'm not going to use taking up s… (read more)

I hate the "This time, search with" in the URL bar. When I want to search, I use the Search bar for that. I don't need extra icons that I'm not going to use taking up space in the URL bar. I've seen it suggested that they can be removed in the Search options page. But when I've tried that, it also removes them from the Search bar.

Here's what I want: for the URL bar to only have space for a URL, no "This time, search with" nonsense, but the Search bar left completely intact, with all the search engines I use.

Asked by r.thomas.wright 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 months ago

Too Much Memory Consumption

Firefox is using too much ram in my Laptop. I'm using the latest version. I have 10gb of ram installed in my Laptop. I am using a mac system, when i open Activity Monitor… (read more)

Firefox is using too much ram in my Laptop. I'm using the latest version. I have 10gb of ram installed in my Laptop. I am using a mac system, when i open Activity Monitor it shows Firefox is using about 56gb of ram. Firefox Webcontent and Webextension are using Extra ram in seprate. But when i opened the inbuilt task manager of the Firefox it doen't show that much. Please Find attached images .

Asked by Abinasi Singh 22 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 7 hours ago