Windows 10: I ruined Firefox with Refresh

Discus and support I ruined Firefox with Refresh in Browsers and Email to solve the problem; I was having a problem with Firefox where it seemed to be loading pages very slow. Pages with lot of images on them were coming up with [IMG] where the... Discussion in 'Browsers and Email' started by Jezza819, Dec 15, 2019.

  1. Jezza819 Win User

    I ruined Firefox with Refresh


    I was having a problem with Firefox where it seemed to be loading pages very slow. Pages with lot of images on them were coming up with where the thumbnails should be and when it was trying to load them it kept giving that "Performing TLS handshake" thing in the lower left. It was just frustrating the heck out of me in general.

    At one point a couple of days ago I think I saw something when Firefox was starting that said "Firefox seems to be running slow try refreshing it". But I didn't really pay attention to it then. However yesterday I had had enough of it and started looking for a fix and that "Refresh" is one of the options that came up. The description said that everything you had (bookmarks, etc) would still be ok after you run refresh. The only thing it said was that you might have to reload any extensions or addons you had. Ok no big deal I could do that.

    Ran the refresh and the first thing I noticed that whatever I was using to make text bigger had been deleted. I think it was some code that had been suggested here that I had to put in the Userchrome.css folder. I tried redoing that but it didn't work. I can hit Alt on individual web pages and use "zoom text only" and increase it there but that's a lot of trouble. Plus the text in tabs, etc. is still tiny. Refresh did totally screw up my bookmarks but I did figure out how to restore them. But the small text in tabs and webpages in general is still a problem that I can't figure out how to fix.

    Firefox version is 71.0
    Windows version is 17763.914

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    Jezza819, Dec 15, 2019
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  2. Some issues with firefox


    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
     
    Not Myself, Dec 15, 2019
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  3. Video Issues in Windows 10 With Firefox

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community.

    Please provide the following information with us to understand the issue better.


    • Is the issue occurs in Microsoft Edge?

    • Let us know whether the issue is specific to online videos or it is happening with other videos present in your system too?

      As the initial troubleshooting steps, I would suggest you to check all the available Windows Updates. Installation of recent Windows Updates should fix the issue.

      If the issue still persists, then try updating the Display driver and check. Here is the steps:
    • Press Windows Key + R on your desktop screen to go to run command box.
    • Type devmgmt.msc and hit Enter.
    • In Display Adapter, expand Display Adapter, right-click , and then click
      Update.
    If the issues persists ,only with firefox then i suggest you to contact firefox support.

    Please do let us know the status of the issue to assist you further.

    Thank you.
     
    Divya Murugan, Dec 15, 2019
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  4. I ruined Firefox with Refresh

    Firefox does not work on start up

    Hi,

    Thank you for your interest in Windows 10.

    I suggest you to uninstall and reinstall Firefox
    and check if it fixes the issue. Follow the steps below to uninstall
    Firefox:

    • Press Windows key + X.
    • Click on Programs and Features.
    • Look for Firefox and right click on it and click on
      uninstall.
    • Reboot the computer after uninstall is complete and try to reinstall them.
    Hope this information is helpful. Please do let us know if you need further assistance, we’ll be glad to assist you.
     
    Giridhar J, Dec 15, 2019
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