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I want McAfee site advisor and I have disabled it to keep Firefox working properly. How can I overcome this problem?

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McAfee site advisor is slowing down Firefox. I want to keep it and not disable it as suggested earlier. I have disabled it for now but I want to use it and it is messing up Firefox.

What to do?

McAfee site advisor is slowing down Firefox. I want to keep it and not disable it as suggested earlier. I have disabled it for now but I want to use it and it is messing up Firefox. What to do?

Additional System Details

Installed Plug-ins

  • Shockwave Flash 13.0 r0
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 11.0.07
  • McAfee MSC FF plugin DLL
  • NPWLPG
  • Intel web components for Intel® Identity Protection Technology
  • Intel web components updater - Installs and updates the Intel web components
  • MetaStream 3 Plugin r4

Application

  • Firefox 30.0
  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.3; WOW64; rv:30.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/30.0
  • Support URL: https://support.mozilla.org/1/firefox/30.0/WINNT/en-US/

Extensions

  • Add to Amazon Wish List Button 1.10 (amznUWL2@amazon.com)
  • Dashlane 2.4.1.63897 ({442718d9-475e-452a-b3e1-fb1ee16b8e9f})
  • McAfee Security Scan Plus 1.0 ({e4f94d1e-2f53-401e-8885-681602c0ddd8})
  • Troubleshooter 1.1a (troubleshooter@mozilla.org)
  • McAfee SiteAdvisor 3.7.0 ({4ED1F68A-5463-4931-9384-8FFF5ED91D92}) (Inactive)
  • WordWeb one-click lookup 5.0.4406 (wcapturex@deskperience.com) (Inactive)

Javascript

  • incrementalGCEnabled: True

Graphics

  • adapterDescription: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4400
  • adapterDescription2:
  • adapterDeviceID: 0x041e
  • adapterDeviceID2:
  • adapterDrivers: igdumdim64 igd10iumd64 igd10iumd64 igdumdim32 igd10iumd32 igd10iumd32
  • adapterDrivers2:
  • adapterRAM: Unknown
  • adapterRAM2:
  • adapterVendorID: 0x8086
  • adapterVendorID2:
  • direct2DEnabled: True
  • directWriteEnabled: True
  • directWriteVersion: 6.3.9600.17111
  • driverDate: 7-31-2013
  • driverDate2:
  • driverVersion: 10.18.10.3262
  • driverVersion2:
  • info: {u'AzureCanvasBackend': u'direct2d', u'AzureFallbackCanvasBackend': u'cairo', u'AzureContentBackend': u'direct2d', u'AzureSkiaAccelerated': 0}
  • isGPU2Active: False
  • numAcceleratedWindows: 1
  • numTotalWindows: 1
  • webglRenderer: Google Inc. -- ANGLE (Intel(R) HD Graphics 4400 Direct3D9Ex vs_3_0 ps_3_0)
  • windowLayerManagerRemote: False
  • windowLayerManagerType: Direct3D 10

Modified Preferences

  • browser.cache.disk.capacity: 358400
  • browser.cache.disk.smart_size.first_run: False
  • browser.cache.disk.smart_size.use_old_max: False
  • browser.cache.disk.smart_size_cached_value: 358400
  • browser.places.smartBookmarksVersion: 7
  • browser.sessionstore.upgradeBackup.latestBuildID: 20140605174243
  • browser.startup.homepage_override.buildID: 20140605174243
  • browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone: 30.0
  • dom.mozApps.used: True
  • extensions.lastAppVersion: 30.0
  • font.internaluseonly.changed: False
  • gfx.direct3d.last_used_feature_level_idx: 0
  • network.cookie.prefsMigrated: True
  • places.database.lastMaintenance: 1404480102
  • places.history.expiration.transient_current_max_pages: 104858
  • plugin.disable_full_page_plugin_for_types: application/pdf
  • plugin.importedState: True
  • privacy.sanitize.migrateFx3Prefs: True
  • storage.vacuum.last.index: 1
  • storage.vacuum.last.places.sqlite: 1404151695

Misc

  • User JS: No
  • Accessibility: No
Shawn
  • Moderator
42 solutions 549 answers

Locked as duplicate of /questions/1009350, please continue there.

I replied to that thread.

Locked as duplicate of [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1009350 /questions/1009350], please continue there. I replied to that thread.