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Sometimes there is no refresh button in address bar

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Sometimes I don't see the refresh arrow in the address bar. How do I refresh a page when this happens?

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I think the refresh page is replaced with the stop button when a page is loading. You can still refresh a page with F5 or ctrl+F5 (gets a fresh copy of the page as opposed to from the cache) while a page is loading.

Alternatively you can stop the page from loading then hit the refresh button on the address bar.

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You can also press the ESC key to stop the page loading if you see the stop icon and not the reload icon. You should see a spinning throbber on a tab when the page is still loading.

Start Firefox in Safe Mode to check if one of the extensions (Firefox/Tools > Add-ons > Extensions) or if hardware acceleration is causing the problem.

  • Switch to the DEFAULT theme: Firefox/Tools > Add-ons > Appearance
  • Do NOT click the Reset button on the Safe Mode start window