Firefox problem.

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by The Red Moon, Oct 13, 2012.

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  1. The Red Moon

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    Ive updated firefox to version 16.0.0 and now i cant open the main firefox tab in the left hand corner at all.:eek:
    Has anybody else encountered this weirdness?
     
  2. NormanF

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    Download and install Firefox 16.0.1 and see if your issue is resolved.
     
  3. The Red Moon

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    I must apologise that is the version i have .As i say i cannot get into the tab at all and ive uninstalled firefox and may install again at some point.:thumb:
     
  4. NormanF

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    In that case, revert to Firefox 15 and you may want to wait for a future FF update to resolve the issue.
     
  5. The Red Moon

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    The updates are being released far too quickly.version 17 is in beta alreadyo_O
    Its odd because i was using 16.0.1 only yesterday with no problems and it was faster than v15 but i restored an image this morning and now firefox will not open.
    Strange.:eek:
     
  6. The Red Moon

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    Hi gerard.
    Yes firefox was fully up to date.:thumb:
     
  7. culla

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    i had a similar problem uninstalled and ccleaned
    reinstalled 16.1 now it works fine :D
     
  8. The Red Moon

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    Ive given up with firefox now because i dont want this hassle everytime i upgrade it.and the upgrades are coming out thick and fast.:eek:
    Im now using comodo dragon which has a far better update process and none of the hassle.:thumb:
     
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    i've been using firefox for years and this was the first time a problem occurred i'll stick with it unless it keeps happening :D
     
  10. The Red Moon

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    it is the best browser by far but the updates are insane.:eek:
     
  11. The Red Moon

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    ive reinstalled firefox and the problem is solved.it was the theme not working correctly.:oops: :oops:
     
  12. Escalader

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    FWIW in the past I was 98% FF and 2 % IE.

    Now with the improved security on IE9 64 bit W7 hardened up it is reversed for me 98% IE9. Inside sandboxie.

    With the massive and frequent updates to FF and Googles ill advised privacy policy changes (IMHO of course) I don't update FF if I can avoid it.

    I'm on version 12. I hate the forced update crap they foist on me. The arrogancy of vendors never ceases to amaze me.
     
  13. Dark Shadow

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    Drop it like a hat.
     
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    ""it is the best browser by far but the updates are insane""

    That's the reason I left it a long time ago
    and went to Pale Moon
     
  15. The Red Moon

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    I notice version 17 is in beta format already.!:eek:
     
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    Yep, that's beta 1 followed by a new beta weekly and the final planned for november 20
     
  17. Escalader

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    heh heh did you mean hat or bat?:D
     
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    Does anybody here at Wilder's actually KNOW why Firefox is in this constant updates/ change change change mode/constant churning mode business model?:thumbd:

    They must have been taken over by the inmates from Marketing U.
     
  19. Dark Shadow

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    Either one will do but bat does sound better.:D
    I know its a good browser but they need to take it down a notch or two.Rushing updates IMO just brings bugs and possible security holes.
     
  20. NormanF

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    Actually Firefox/Thunderbird updates are pushed out by a Windows service called "maintenance.exe". It updates silently in the background. You can either turn off the service or install a Firefox ESR version if you only want security updates and not the latest versions of Mozilla software.
     
  21. The Red Moon

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    I dont mind the updates so much but with every update i have to go through the rigmaroll of reinstalling my themes and extensions all the time.:'(
     
  22. Escalader

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    Sorry I reviewed the windows services W7 64 bit and I have no such service? o_O
     
  23. encus

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    Maybe Mozilla wants to keep up with Chrome ;)
     
  24. encus

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    No. It works fine!
     
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    Web is changing fast and they need to keep up.
     
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