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Since installing Firefox 53 Adblock plus has stopped working

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Not completely but quite a few ads are now getting through and page loading slows as a result. I have checked the version of Adblock Plus and it's up to date.

Not completely but quite a few ads are now getting through and page loading slows as a result. I have checked the version of Adblock Plus and it's up to date.

Chosen solution

hi, you have adblock plus version 2.9 - there are currently a number of reports that this recent update causes poor performance, please try to replace it with https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/ublock-origin/ and see if the issue is still there.

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Additional System Details

Installed Plug-ins

  • Shockwave Flash 25.0 r0

Application

  • Firefox 53.0.3
  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; rv:53.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/53.0
  • Support URL: https://support.mozilla.org/1/firefox/53.0.3/WINNT/en-US/

Extensions

  • Adblock Plus 2.9 ({d10d0bf8-f5b5-c8b4-a8b2-2b9879e08c5d})
  • Application Update Service Helper 2.0 (aushelper@mozilla.org)
  • Multi-process staged rollout 1.14 (e10srollout@mozilla.org)
  • Pocket 1.0.5 (firefox@getpocket.com)
  • ReminderFox 2.1.5.5.3 ({ada4b710-8346-4b82-8199-5de2b400a6ae})
  • Web Compat 1.0 (webcompat@mozilla.org)
  • Avast Online Security 12.0.222 (wrc@avast.com) (Inactive)
  • Avast SafePrice 12.0.222 (sp@avast.com) (Inactive)

Javascript

  • incrementalGCEnabled: True

Graphics

  • adapterDescription: Intel(R) HD Graphics
  • adapterDescription2:
  • adapterDeviceID: 0x0f31
  • adapterDeviceID2:
  • adapterDrivers: igdumdim32 igd10iumd32 igd10iumd32
  • adapterDrivers2:
  • adapterRAM: Unknown
  • adapterRAM2:
  • adapterSubsysID: 390c17aa
  • adapterSubsysID2:
  • adapterVendorID: 0x8086
  • adapterVendorID2:
  • crashGuards: [{u'prefName': u'gfx.crash-guard.status.d3d9video', u'type': u'd3d9video'}]
  • currentAudioBackend: wasapi
  • direct2DEnabled: True
  • directWriteEnabled: True
  • directWriteVersion: 10.0.14393.1198
  • driverDate: 12-21-2015
  • driverDate2:
  • driverVersion: 10.18.10.4358
  • driverVersion2:
  • failures: [u'[GFX1-]: DXVA2D3D9 video decoding is disabled due to a previous crash.', u'[GFX1-]: DXVA2D3D9 video decoding is disabled due to a previous crash.', u'[GFX1-]: DXVA2D3D9 video decoding is disabled due to a previous crash.', u'[GFX1-]: DXVA2D3D9 video decoding is disabled due to a previous crash.', u'[GFX1-]: DXVA2D3D9 video decoding is disabled due to a previous crash.', u'[GFX1-]: DXVA2D3D9 video decoding is disabled due to a previous crash.', u'[GFX1-]: DXVA2D3D9 video decoding is disabled due to a previous crash.', u'[GFX1-]: DXVA2D3D9 video decoding is disabled due to a previous crash.', u'[GFX1-]: DXVA2D3D9 video decoding is disabled due to a previous crash.', u'[GFX1-]: DXVA2D3D9 video decoding is disabled due to a previous crash.', u'[GFX1-]: DXVA2D3D9 video decoding is disabled due to a previous crash.', u'[GFX1-]: DXVA2D3D9 video decoding is disabled due to a previous crash.', u'[GFX1-]: DXVA2D3D9 video decoding is disabled due to a previous crash.', u'[GFX1-]: DXVA2D3D9 video decoding is disabled due to a previous crash.']
  • featureLog: {u'fallbacks': [], u'features': [{u'status': u'available', u'description': u'Compositing', u'log': [{u'status': u'available', u'type': u'default'}], u'name': u'HW_COMPOSITING'}, {u'status': u'available', u'description': u'Direct3D11 Compositing', u'log': [{u'status': u'available', u'type': u'default'}], u'name': u'D3D11_COMPOSITING'}, {u'status': u'disabled', u'description': u'Direct3D9 Compositing', u'log': [{u'status': u'disabled', u'message': u'Disabled by default', u'type': u'default'}], u'name': u'D3D9_COMPOSITING'}, {u'status': u'available', u'description': u'Direct2D', u'log': [{u'status': u'available', u'type': u'default'}], u'name': u'DIRECT2D'}, {u'status': u'available', u'description': u'Direct3D11 hardware ANGLE', u'log': [{u'status': u'available', u'type': u'default'}], u'name': u'D3D11_HW_ANGLE'}, {u'status': u'unavailable', u'description': u'GPU Process', u'log': [{u'status': u'available', u'type': u'default'}, {u'status': u'unavailable', u'message': u'Multi-process mode is not enabled', u'type': u'runtime'}], u'name': u'GPU_PROCESS'}]}
  • indices: [0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13]
  • info: {u'AzureCanvasAccelerated': 0, u'AzureCanvasBackend': u'direct2d 1.1', u'AzureFallbackCanvasBackend': u'skia', u'AzureContentBackend': u'direct2d 1.1'}
  • isGPU2Active: False
  • numAcceleratedWindows: 2
  • numTotalWindows: 2
  • webgl2Renderer: Google Inc. -- ANGLE (Intel(R) HD Graphics Direct3D11 vs_5_0 ps_5_0)
  • webglRenderer: Google Inc. -- ANGLE (Intel(R) HD Graphics Direct3D11 vs_5_0 ps_5_0)
  • windowLayerManagerRemote: True
  • windowLayerManagerType: Direct3D 11

Modified Preferences

Misc

  • User JS: No
  • Accessibility: No
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Chosen Solution

hi, you have adblock plus version 2.9 - there are currently a number of reports that this recent update causes poor performance, please try to replace it with https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/ublock-origin/ and see if the issue is still there.

hi, you have adblock plus version 2.9 - there are currently a number of reports that this recent update causes poor performance, please try to replace it with https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/ublock-origin/ and see if the issue is still there.
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Thanks for this. Disabled Adblock Plus and installed Ublock. Problem gone. Wish everything in life was as easy as this.

Thanks for this. Disabled Adblock Plus and installed Ublock. Problem gone. Wish everything in life was as easy as this.
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