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Make Facebook stop annoying me!

Typing anything in a Facebook entry box (search bar, status update, comment field) that causes a list of possible things I might want to link (friend's name, company, page I've "liked") to come up freezes Firefox. Completely. Except not every time, and not consistently. Help! [more inside]
posted by booksherpa on Apr 16, 2014 - 4 answers

I Destroyed Firefox. Profile is deleted & It No Longer Works.

While on Firefox (12.0) for my Mac (OS 10.5.8) I hit a mail link which caused my Firefox window to open rapidly window on window ad infinitum. It locked up my mac and I couldn't even get to Firefox Preferences/Tools etc without multiple windows opening on top. I force- quit. I restarted and this did not help. I uninstalled an reinstalled and this did not help. It hit about midnight and stupid and tired, I deleted my entire profile....The whole blasted thing in a rash moment. So unlike available articles on Mozilla for retrieving missing/lost/messed with profiles mine is simply bye-bye by my own hand. I emailed Mozilla and got these instructions: "Try to delete the profiles.ini file *http://kb.mozillazine.org/profiles.ini_file *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_folder_-_Firefox" I don't have the ini file in the locations specified nor elsewhere. This link did not seem to help, either. I tried entering a terminal command for Firefox (cannot find page for that now) and no luck. If I click on Firefox, it says "Firefox is already open, only one copy can be in use." (Nothing else is open and I even restarted the computer a few times.) Any ideas? I like Firefox the best and would like to use it. And yes, I was an idiot to delete things so will take appropriate lashings.
posted by snap_dragon on May 13, 2012 - 17 answers

I miss you, Firefox.

Firefox fail. [more inside]
posted by simulacra on Sep 5, 2011 - 8 answers

An African or European swallow?

How to get Firefox to un-crash Adobe Flash player so I can get on with my life. [more inside]
posted by herbplarfegan on Sep 17, 2010 - 5 answers

Do I need to reinstall an old version of Flash?

Firefox crashing on Youtube. Help! [more inside]
posted by JABof72 on Jul 31, 2010 - 4 answers

Windows 7 freezing - Firefox, Flash, Nvidia

How can I troubleshoot computer freezes in Windows 7? Possibly Flash and Nvidia causing problems. [more inside]
posted by Jackie_Treehorn on Jun 4, 2010 - 15 answers

You didn't really want to post that to MeFi, did you? Oops!

The latest versions of Firefox and Safari that can run on my Mac Intel G4 tower (OS X 10.4.11) keep crashing when I open more than one video in separate tabs or windows on YouTube or Hulu. The problem isn't consistent, but it does seem to happen when I have at least 7 or 8 tabs open at once. Can anyone help me solve this? [more inside]
posted by zarq on Jan 22, 2010 - 11 answers

please don't force me to use IE

Why have my portable apps stopped running on some computers (but not others)? [more inside]
posted by timepiece on Jan 2, 2010 - 7 answers

Why Does Firefox Keep Crashing on Certain Pages

What is causing Firefox to crash when I scroll to a specific area of specific pages? [more inside]
posted by willnot on Nov 14, 2009 - 4 answers

Firefox Crashing on Mac every 5min

Firefox on my iBook keeps crashing :( [more inside]
posted by lemonfridge on Jul 23, 2009 - 8 answers


Firefox Forget-Me-Not: My browser no longer seems to remember me. [more inside]
posted by geekyguy on Apr 24, 2009 - 7 answers

Firefox constantly crashing

Wiped PC, reinstalled XP, now Firefox crashes VERY frequently. [more inside]
posted by stupidsexyFlanders on Mar 24, 2009 - 5 answers

Guardian, guard thyself from the Firefox

Why does Firefox always crash when I try to access the Guardian website? [more inside]
posted by clair-de-lune on Aug 15, 2008 - 8 answers

Please help me get my Gmail...

I'm running Firefox and Roboform extension v6.9.4. When I visit Gmail, I get a ridiculously high memory spike, usually about 200mb. Why is this? [more inside]
posted by Rabulah on Jul 28, 2007 - 2 answers

Has noscript killed my Firefox?

Has noscript killed my Firefox, and if so what do I do about it? [more inside]
posted by languagehat on Sep 28, 2006 - 8 answers

My fox's ass is on Fire

Firefox crashes whenever I want to download/save file, or open Extensions or Options dialog box. [more inside]
posted by forwebsites on Aug 8, 2006 - 6 answers

Need Help Fixing a Problem with Firefox and Adobe Reader.. Please help!

Trouble with XP, Firefox, and Adobe Reader 7.0.7... I have reinstalled everything other than the OS. Firefox crashes every time it loads a PDF... How do I remedy this? [more inside]
posted by seinfeld on May 23, 2006 - 12 answers

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