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why does it become unresponsive after 2 hrs on the same site?

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Unresponsive after 2 hrs, always. Have to restart. Sometimes have to disconnect power because it's so slow, then restart.

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Are you talking about Firefox or your computer?

When you are on the site, are you actively doing something, or doing something like downloading or using a web camera?

Is this with many websites, some, a few?

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Usually on FB, making comments and viewing vids.

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on pc. But whichever site, it will slow to be unresponsive after 2 hrs.

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Many site issues can be caused by corrupt cookies or cache.

  • Clear the Cache and
  • Remove Cookies

Warning ! ! This will log you out of sites you're logged in to. You may also lose any settings for that website.

If there is still a problem, Start Firefox in Safe Mode {web link} by holding down the <Shift> (Mac=Options) key, and then starting Firefox.

A small dialog should appear. Click Start In Safe Mode (not Refresh). Did this help?

While you are in safe mode;

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

How to disable Hardware Acceleration {web link}