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Firefox42 is a dog. Slow, hangs and I cant get it moving no matter what I do. Horrible version.

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OK, I've made it to version 42 and I have to say this is the slowest to load most hangs of any version I've ever used. I've tried everything. No add-ons, checked my DNS and entire network. Tried suggestions from the Mozilla site to speed things up and even checked for malware. I'm at my wits end because I love Firefox but right now on my Windows 10 machine, Google Chrome is way faster. I even deleted and re-installed FIrefox. This is a nightmare. Am I missing something like a hidden file when I delete? There are times half a pge loads up and I could get a cup of coffee and it's still loading. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.

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Start Firefox in Safe Mode {web Link} by holding down the <Shift>
(Mac Options)
key, and then starting Firefox. Is the problem still there?


Start your Computer in safe mode with networking. Then start Firefox. Try Safe web sites. Is the problem still there?

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