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Slow downloads

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Has anyone noticed that FF is very slow downloading videos. IE will do it in quarter of the time. Any suggestions to speed it up appreciated. Thank You

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Thank you for your reply. I stopped all the add ons, and it is fine now. Just have to work out which one is the culprit.

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I have no issues buffering videos with Firefox on Youtube, Vimeo, DailyMotion, Netflix, Twitch, etc. It sounds to me like something is interfering with the download, possibly an add-on.

Does the issue persist if you start Firefox in Safe Mode? How to start FF in Safe Mode: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-firefox-issues-using-safe-mode#w_how-to-start-firefox-in-safe-mode.

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Thank you for your reply. I stopped all the add ons, and it is fine now. Just have to work out which one is the culprit.

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Super! When you find the problematic one, please let future support seekers know (I'm curious too).