Question about Mozilla Firefox

2 Answers

Some pages opening blank. Activity bar says 'Done' in Firefox

Most websites open fine, this one for instance. Some others - notably Demonoid - open on home page, then open blanks on links from that and from my bookmarks in Firefox. Pirate Bay, Giveaway of the Day and most others, including my Hotmail open okay.I have heard there's a trojan that writes to the hosts file preventing access to torrent sites, but as I said, Pirate Bay opens fine.

Posted by on

  • dyercol Sep 06, 2009

    Two helpful suggestions. Thanks very much. I've got cookies enabled, so it's not that. I've noticed the loading bar doesn't work when the browser's about to load a blank page. When the loading bar works, the page loads successfully. I'll download combofix and try it out, but I have Kaspersky and Malwarebytes on the PC anyway.

  • dyercol Sep 08, 2009

    Hi.Sorry for the delay. I installed and run ComboFix and things seem to have improved. I still get a blank page now and then. Nowhere near as regular as it was, though, so the advice has been very useful. Thanks very much.

×

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Contributor
  • 430 Answers

I think the browser is not accepting cookies. If a browser not accepting cookies then the browser can restrict some pages. Check the browser settings. There can also be a reason. The adobe reader of your's is not updated. If that happens then the web pages of .pdf will not open. Thank you.

Posted on Sep 06, 2009

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Mentor:

    An expert who has written 3 tips or uploaded 2 video tips.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 20 times.

  • Expert
  • 153 Answers

Hii

As Nandini has said ur browser cookies may be disabled. To enable the Cookies in firefox follow these steps:-

Tools > Options > Privacy > from dropdown list select USE CUSTOM SETTINGS FOR HISTORY.

How ever it seems to be a trojan or virus issue, kindly run COMBO FIX on your pc, it wud take 5mins and you will be back with perfect working PC ;)

Hope it helps u

Regards

Posted on Sep 06, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Google Chrome Contacts


Web page performance is a measure of the response load time of a web page. The slower a page loads, the higher the page's visitor bounce rate will be. There are quite a few free tools available on the market designed to conduct diagnostic performance tests on web pages. These tests analyze a select page, based a set of rules that are proven to speed the load time. You can use a web-based performance analyzing tool. Or you can install tool add-ons to your Firefox web browser.

Open your computer's web browser and go to GTmetrix.com or http://www.pagespeed.googlelabs.com/ Enter the complete URL of the page you would like to measure in the provided field. Press "Enter" to get the results of your performance test. b> Using Page Speed Firefox Add-On b> Launch the Firefox web browser. Download and install the Page Speed add-on from the Google website. Download and install the Firebug add-on from the GetFireBug website. Enter the URL of the web page you would like to measure in the Firefox address bar. Click the Firebug icon located in the top right-side of the Firefox window, to open the Firebug window. Click the "Page Speed" button in the Firebug status bar. Click "Analyze Performance" to get the results of your performance test. b> Using YSlow Firefox Add-On b> Launch the Firefox web browser. Download and install the YSlow add-on from the Yahoo website. Download and install the Firebug add-on from the GetFireBug website. Enter the URL of the web page in the Firefox address bar. Click the Firebug icon located in the top right-side of the Firefox window, to open the Firebug window. Click the "YSlow" button in the Firebug status bar. Click "Run Test" to get the results of your performance test. Hope this helps.
b>

Dec 10, 2012 | Computers & Internet

Tip

How to Disable Google Instant Search Permanently in Firefox


Google state that this instant search feature saves time and effort when you come to search for something on the web.
If you're like me and many other people you will find this feature a pain in the backside when having to click on the right hand side to disable it everytime you open Firefox.
However there is a way to disable this feature permanently from the configuration page inside the browser itself.

Below I will show you how disable Instant search:

Open a new Firefox browser window and type About:Config in the address bar. Press the Enter key. (this is the bar at the top of the page which starts with http://)

Read the warning. Press the "I'll Be Careful, I Promise!" button.

Type Firefox in the blank field labeled Filter.

Double-click on the following entry to open a dialog box: general.useragent.extra.firefox.

Type www.google.com into the blank field. Click the OK button to close the dialog box.

Exit out of the browser window

Now when you open Firefox again you see that the Instant search is not there anymore and won't hinder your browsing experience.


Happy browsing !!!!












on Dec 24, 2010 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Blank page at IE or Firefox


if your download is ok.so install mother board network driver correctly.done.

May 30, 2012 | Microsoft Internet Explorer 8

1 Answer

A blank screen when I open mozzillafirefox


Go into the address bar and type the URL for the site you would like to call your "Home Page". For example, in the address bar type the following:

http://www.yahoo.com

Next, press ENTER and see if it goes to that page. If so, then on the Firefox menu bar, click Tools, General, Use Current Page(s). This should set your home page.

To test it out, now close Firefox, wait about 5 seconds, and start Firefox again. It should land on Yahoo! (assuming that is what you selected for your home page).

If you're not getting any results at all, i.e., you can't access the Internet at all using Firefox, then see if you can access the Internet using Microsoft's Internet Explorer. If that works, then I would suggest completely uninstalling Firefox via Add/Remove Programs in Control Panel. Then, go to the following URL:

http://www.firefox.com

Download the latest, greatest version of Firefox. Install it, start it up for the first time, and allow it to become your default browser. From there onwards, you should do fine. Personally, I love Firefox and will not use anything else.

Please let me know if this works for you!

Thanks ~Jim :-)

Jul 22, 2011 | Mozilla Firefox

1 Answer

What is the blank page?


Do you mean "about:blank"?

This is when you do not have any website entered on your address bar. There is a setting on your browser that uses the blank page as the home page so that whenever you open your browser it will not load any website, then you may type your preferred website in the address bar. This saves time for you to go to a website without waiting for the home page to load.

If you would like to setup a home page, follow the steps below:

If you are using Internet explorer:
Go to Tools -> Internet Options. Change the Home page to any website that you want (ex. google.com, yahoo.com). Then OK.

If you are using Firefox:
Go to Tools -> Options. On the drop down button beside "When Firefox starts" select Show my home page, then enter any website that you prefer on the home page field.

I hope this helps!

Apr 21, 2010 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Mozilla Firefox 3 shows a blank page and stops searching the site


why don't you uninstall the existing one and install latest version

Sep 04, 2009 | Mozilla Firefox

2 Answers

About blank


about:blank is a cheater way of opening a blank homepage when you open up a web browser. Apparently your web browser is set to open up a blank page. There is absolutely nothing wrong with that. I even use that on occasion as I normally do not want to go to a specific website every time I open up a browser window. You can change this at any time by changing the Internet Options (for IE) or using Tools -> Options in other web browsers.

By the way, some web browsers support other about: pages as well including configuration options in Firefox using about:config.

May 29, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

3 Answers

My yahoo mail shows a blank page but it says done


Blank Page.
When i login my yahoo mail But operning page about blank.i don't know how to open it.

Feb 10, 2009 | Yahoo Mail

Not finding what you are looking for?
Mozilla Firefox Logo

1,070 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Mozilla Computers & Internet Experts

Lesley Cameron
Lesley Cameron

Level 3 Expert

371 Answers

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18389 Answers

k24674

Level 3 Expert

7993 Answers

Are you a Mozilla Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...