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  1. Cerawy's Avatar
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       #1

    I have some issues with firefox


    I got some problems with firefox that i would like some help solving. Im going to update this thread occasionally as they are getting solved.

    I want to get rid of the page actions button in the top right corner.

    Sometimes if i play a video on a website and scroll away from the video, the video pops up in the bottom right corner of my screen.

    Sometimes i get a warning message saying theres a potential security risk ahead, even if i visit a completely harmless website.

    Sometimes firefox fails to save any changes made to a password on a website. Clicking update when firefox asks if you want to save the changes made to the password doesnt seem help.

    I want to disable the crash reporter that pops up if firefox crashes, without sending any information to firefox.

    Sometimes when fast forwarding a video on a website, the video freezes for a long time, so i have to refresh the website to load the video again.

    I want to disable the message that pops up and tells you whats new in firefox after installing updates.

    Installing this windows xp theme causes the menu button, the back and forward buttons as well as the refresh button to be greyed out, so its almost impossible to see the buttons.

    Firefox doesnt seem to update my addons automatically, even if i check the button that says update addons automatically.

    Sometimes firefox blocks access to a harmless website, so you have to click on add an exception to get access to the website.

    I want to get rid of the show history button in the top right corner.

    Sometimes i get a message that says secure connection failed after trying to visit a harmless website, so i have to click on try again to go to the website.

    I want to disable the popup notification that asks if you want to send information to the website you are visiting, without sending any information to the website.

    Sometimes firefox refuses to let me scroll up and down on websites right after loading them.
    (Seems to have fixed itself).

    Firefox is slow and sluggish when scrolling a website.
    (Solved by disabling smooth scrolling in options).

    Sometimes firefox simply fails to load a website that other browsers have no issues loading.
    (Solved by reinstalling windows).

    Sometimes firefox refuses to load a video and says that i have to install adobe flash player, even if its already installed.
    (Solved by reinstalling adobe flash player.)

    Firefox takes a long time to open when i click on it on my taskbar.
    (Solved by disabling the build in system addons in firefox.)

    I want to disable web push notifications.
    (Solved by setting dom webnotifications enabled to false in about config.)

    Firefox is slow and laggy compared with most browsers.
    (Solved with firefox quantum.)

    Sometimes firefox creates a duplicate icon on my taskbar.
    (Solved by reinstalling windows.)

    Sometimes firefox crashes while loading a video, even though my internet is working.
    (Solved by reinstalling windows.)

    Firefox seems to open some of the websites that were previously open after crashing.
    (Solved by setting browser sessionstore resume from crash to false in about config.)

    Sometimes firefox begins to lag if i scroll through a website using the arrow keys on my keyboard.
    (Solved with firefox quantum.)

    Sometimes firefox asks for websites to track my geographical location.
    (Solved by setting geo.enabled to false)

    Firefox freezes for a few seconds randomly sometimes.
    (Solved with firefox quantum)

    I want to get rid of the toggle reader view button in the top right corner.
    (Solved by setting reader parse on load enabled to false in about config)

    I want to get rid of the bookmark this page icon in the top right corner.
    (Solved by this post in this thread.)

    I want to select all the text in the adress bar with a single click.
    (Solved by setting browser urlbar clickselectsall to true in about config.)

    I want to set focus to the web page instead of the address bar when i open a new tab.
    (Solved by installing this addon)

    I want to be able to remove individual websites from the adress bar that i have previously visited.
    (Solved by this guide)

    I want to get rid of the overflow menu.
    (Solved by right clicking the menu button, and then clicking customize to drag all the items out of the overflow menu)

    Sometimes firefox refuses to open, regardless of how many times i click to open it.
    (Solved by uninstalling firefox with revo uninstaller, and then installing it again).

    I want to disable the message that says that firefox is running in fullscreen.
    (Solved by setting full screen api warning timeout to 0 in about config).

    I want to hide my referrer header, so websites wont be able to track my browsing activity.
    (Solved by setting network http sendrefererheader to 0 in about config.)

    I appriciate any help i can get.
    Last edited by Cerawy; 20 Jul 2019 at 16:36.
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  3. Edwin's Avatar
    Posts : 13,378
    Windows 10 Pro
       #3

    1. - problems with Firefox and Chrome-000015.png

    2. - problems with Firefox and Chrome-000013.png

    3. - Nope, (unless you switch to 'Cent' Chromium Browser)

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    5. - problems with Firefox and Chrome-000013.png

    6. - I doubt it.
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  4. TairikuOkami's Avatar
    Posts : 3,832
    Home 1903 x64 10.0.18362.267
       #4

    Cerawy said: View Post
    is send a "Do Not Track" request with your browsing traffic ​the same as problem number 6?
    Referer Control - Chrome Web Store

    Do not Track is a nonsense, it is up to a webpage, whenever it tracks you or not, that setting is just for fun.
    If you are concerned about privacy, use extensions to block canvas, webrtc, tracking, flash/htlm5 autoplay.
    Blocking cookies, particularly 3rd party is difficult, since it breaks webpages, I just remove them afterwards.
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  5. Samuria's Avatar
    Posts : 3,985
    windows 10
       #5

    • Click the menu button and then click help .
    • From the Help menu choose Troubleshooting Information. ...
    • Click the Refresh Firefox button in the upper-right corner of the Troubleshooting Information page.
    • To continue, click Refresh Firefox in the confirmation window that opens.
    • Firefox will close to refresh itself.
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  6. Posts : 474
    Windows 10
       #6

    Samuria said: View Post
    • Click the menu button and then click help .
    • From the Help menu choose Troubleshooting Information. ...
    • Click the Refresh Firefox button in the upper-right corner of the Troubleshooting Information page.
    • To continue, click Refresh Firefox in the confirmation window that opens.
    • Firefox will close to refresh itself.
    This is not really good advice, as Firefox Refresh does not do what most people expect it to do, and leaves the users quite confused and not knowing what to do. For examples of this, go to Index page mozillaZine Forums ; there, in the Search/Boards: box, enter Refresh, then read a few of the links that provides.

    My suggestion is, rather, to use the standard Fx diagnostic tests to try to isolate and fix the problem(s):

    Standard diagnostic - Firefox - MozillaZine Knowledge Base
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  7. Cerawy's Avatar
    Posts : 761
    Windows 10 Home 64 bit
    Thread Starter
       #7

    Samuria said: View Post
    • Click the menu button and then click help .
    • From the Help menu choose Troubleshooting Information. ...
    • Click the Refresh Firefox button in the upper-right corner of the Troubleshooting Information page.
    • To continue, click Refresh Firefox in the confirmation window that opens.
    • Firefox will close to refresh itself.
    Is it possible you could post a screengrab? I cant seem to find the troubleshoot information button.
    Last edited by Cerawy; 26 Jun 2019 at 12:44.
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  8. Josey Wales's Avatar
    Posts : 19,925
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       #8

    Cerawy said: View Post
    Could you post a screengrab? I can't find the troubleshoot information button.
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  9. Bree's Avatar
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    10 Home x64 (1903) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)
       #9

    What version of Firefox is that? My 55.0.3 on the Release Channel looks quite different. For me it's found on the Menu bar under Help. By default the Menu bar is hidden, but it will show if you press the Alt key.

    Or just type about:support in the address bar.
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  10. Cerawy's Avatar
    Posts : 761
    Windows 10 Home 64 bit
    Thread Starter
       #10

    I dont see a submit feedback button on my version of firefox. I also couldnt find anything related to troubleshoot information or submit feedback in about support.

    I should probably say though, that i managed to make firefox way more responsive. I basically used ccleaner to disable all the system addons that comes with firefox. It seems like firefox is loaded with system addons, that slows it down a lot.

    I should probably also say that it has made firefox open faster when you click on it.
    Last edited by Cerawy; 26 Jun 2019 at 12:46.
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