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I really like Firefox; but I am about to get rid of it, because it's giving me hell on windows 7 platform. It seems as it was hijack, or something. I am using the your latest update. What's the Fix?

Benny,

I really like Firefox; but I am about to get rid of it, because it's giving me hell on windows 7 platform. It seems as it was hijack, or something. I am using the your latest update. What's the Fix? Benny,

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guigs 1072 solutions 11697 answers

Benny, based on your description, is text lagging when you type in Firefox?

Try disabling graphics hardware acceleration. Since this feature was added to Firefox, it has gradually improved, but there still are a few glitches.

You might need to restart Firefox in order for this to take effect, so save all work first (e.g., mail you are composing, online documents you're editing, etc.).

Then perform these steps:

  1. Open Firefox Options window (Preferences on Mac or Linux) as follows:
    • In Firefox 29.0 and above, click the menu button New Fx Menu and select Options for Windows or Preferences on Mac or Linux.
    • In Firefox 28.0 and previous versions, click the orange Firefox button at the top left, then select the "Options" button, or, if there is no Firefox button at the top, go to Tools > Options.
  2. In the Firefox Options (or Preferences) window, click the Advanced tab, then select General.
  3. In the settings list, you should find the Use hardware acceleration when available checkbox. Uncheck this checkbox.
  4. Now, restart Firefox and see if the problems persist.

Additionally, please check for updates for your graphics driver by following the steps mentioned in the following Knowledge base articles:

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

Thank you.

Benny, based on your description, is text lagging when you type in Firefox? Try disabling graphics hardware acceleration. Since this feature was added to Firefox, it has gradually improved, but there still are a few glitches. You might need to restart Firefox in order for this to take effect, so save all work first (e.g., mail you are composing, online documents you're editing, etc.). Then perform these steps: #Open Firefox ''Options'' window (''Preferences'' on Mac or Linux) as follows: #* In Firefox 29.0 and above, click the menu button [[Image:New Fx Menu]] and select ''Options'' for Windows or ''Preferences'' on Mac or Linux. #* In Firefox 28.0 and previous versions, click the orange Firefox button at the top left, then select the "Options" button, or, if there is no Firefox button at the top, go to Tools > Options. #In the Firefox Options (or Preferences) window, click the ''Advanced'' tab, then select ''General''. #In the settings list, you should find the ''Use hardware acceleration when available'' checkbox. Uncheck this checkbox. #Now, restart Firefox and see if the problems persist. Additionally, please check for updates for your graphics driver by following the steps mentioned in the following Knowledge base articles: * [[Troubleshoot extensions, themes and hardware acceleration issues to solve common Firefox problems]] * [[Upgrade your graphics drivers to use hardware acceleration and WebGL]] Did this fix your problems? Please report back to us! Thank you.
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Start '''[https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-firefox-issues-using-safe-mode Firefox in Safe Mode]''' {web Link} by holding down the '''<Shift><br> ''(Mac Options)'' ''' key, and then starting Firefox. Is the problem still there? ------------------------- '''https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-slow-how-make-it-faster''' '''https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-uses-too-many-cpu-resources-how-fix''' '''https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-hangs-or-not-responding'''