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my firefox hangs for minute whenever it starts what is that its causing to freeze

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whenever i try to start firefox it hangs for minute and then again starts responding and it doest not happen rarely but it happens frequently leaving me into a program freeze u can also check the image how it gets stuck http://imgur.com/h2TiHam

whenever i try to start firefox it hangs for minute and then again starts responding and it doest not happen rarely but it happens frequently leaving me into a program freeze u can also check the image how it gets stuck http://imgur.com/h2TiHam

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iamjayakumars 493 solutions 5983 answers

Start Firefox in Safe Mode to Troubleshoot the issue and 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).

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The Reset Firefox feature can fix many issues by restoring Firefox to its factory default state while saving your essential information.
Note: This will cause you to lose any Extensions and some Preferences.

  • Open websites will not be saved in Firefox versions lower than 25.

To Reset Firefox do the following:

For Firefox versions previous to 29.0:

  1. Go to Firefox > Help > Troubleshooting Information.
  2. Click the "Reset Firefox" Button reset button.
  3. Firefox will close and reset. After Firefox is done, it will show a window with the information that is imported. Click Finish.
  4. Firefox will open with all factory defaults applied.

For Firefox 29.0 and above:

  1. Click the menu button New Fx Menu , click help Help-29 and select Troubleshooting Information.

Now, a new tab containing your troubleshooting information should open.

  1. At the top right corner of the page, you should see a button that says "Reset Firefox" Button reset . Click on it.
  2. Firefox will close and reset. After Firefox is done, it will show a window with the information that is imported. Click Finish.
  3. Firefox will open with all factory defaults applied.

Further information can be found in the Refresh Firefox - reset add-ons and settings article.

Did this fix your problems? Please report back to us!

Thank you.

Start Firefox in [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-firefox-issues-using-safe-mode Safe Mode to Troubleshoot the issue] and 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). * https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-firefox-issues-using-safe-mode *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Safe+Mode *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Troubleshooting+extensions+and+themes _________________________________________________________________________________ The Reset Firefox feature can fix many issues by restoring Firefox to its factory default state while saving your essential information. <br> '''Note''': ''This will cause you to lose any Extensions and some Preferences.'' *Open websites will not be saved in Firefox versions lower than 25. To Reset Firefox do the following: '''For Firefox versions previous to 29.0:''' #Go to Firefox > Help > Troubleshooting Information. #Click the "Reset Firefox"[[Image:Button reset]] button. #Firefox will close and reset. After Firefox is done, it will show a window with the information that is imported. Click Finish. #Firefox will open with all factory defaults applied. '''For Firefox 29.0 and above:''' #Click the menu button [[Image:New Fx Menu]], click help [[Image:Help-29]] and select ''Troubleshooting Information''. Now, a new tab containing your troubleshooting information should open. #At the top right corner of the page, you should see a button that says "Reset Firefox"[[Image:Button reset]]. Click on it. #Firefox will close and reset. After Firefox is done, it will show a window with the information that is imported. Click Finish. #Firefox will open with all factory defaults applied. Further information can be found in the [[Reset Firefox – easily fix most problems]] article. Did this fix your problems? Please report back to us! Thank you.

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I have tried these options by googling them but no effect it happens when im using firefox in windows but in Linux it goes on smoothly

I have tried these options by googling them but no effect it happens when im using firefox in windows but in Linux it goes on smoothly
FredMcD
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Please repost your question from the computer with the problem.

If you have to; Start Firefox in Safe Mode {web link}

Please repost your question from the computer with the problem. If you have to; '''''[https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-firefox-issues-using-safe-mode Start Firefox in Safe Mode]''''' {web link}
cor-el
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In case you are using "Clear history when Firefox closes", try not to clear the Browsing History


You can also check for problems with the places.sqlite database file in the Firefox profile folder.

In case you are using "Clear history when Firefox closes", try not to clear the Browsing History *Tools > Options > Privacy > Firefox will: "Use custom settings for history": [X] "Clear history when Firefox closes" > Settings *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/remove-browsing-search-and-download-history ----- You can also check for problems with the <b>places.sqlite</b> database file in the Firefox profile folder. *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Bookmarks_history_and_toolbar_buttons_not_working_-_Firefox *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Bookmarks+not+saved#w_fix-the-bookmarks-file *Places Maintenance: https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/places-maintenance/