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Firefox hangs whenever uploading files

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Whenever I try to upload a picture or anything it hangs the entire browser, can't access any website. Other browsers do not do the same like Google Chrome. I have to keep closing my browser down and restarting it and then I am able to browse as normal but whenever I try to upload something it just hangs.

Also, FireFox is so much slower these days I have to revert to Chrome, such as YouTube page loads slower, videos sometimes stutter when skipping. It doesn't do this in Chrome so it's not my connection.

Whenever I try to upload a picture or anything it hangs the entire browser, can't access any website. Other browsers do not do the same like Google Chrome. I have to keep closing my browser down and restarting it and then I am able to browse as normal but whenever I try to upload something it just hangs. Also, FireFox is so much slower these days I have to revert to Chrome, such as YouTube page loads slower, videos sometimes stutter when skipping. It doesn't do this in Chrome so it's not my connection.

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  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:62.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/62.0

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Shadow110 1072 solutions 14836 answers

SAFE MODE

In Firefox Safe mode these changes are effective:

  • all extensions are disabled (about:addons)
  • default theme is used (no persona)
  • userChrome.css and userContent.css are ignored (chrome folder)
  • default toolbar layout is used (file: localstore-safe.rdf)
  • Javascript JIT compilers are disabled (prefs: javascript.options.*jit)
  • hardware acceleration is disabled (Options > Performance > Uncheck to view)
  • plugins are not affected
  • preferences are not affected

TEST''''is issue still there ?

If yes : please try a Refresh but Note that this does more than uninstalling and re-installing does. Normal uninstalling does not remove some preferences which may have become corrupt. Please Refresh but do this 1st:

then

SAFE MODE *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Safe+Mode *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Troubleshooting+extensions+and+themes In Firefox Safe mode these changes are effective: *all extensions are disabled (about:addons) *default theme is used (no persona) *userChrome.css and userContent.css are ignored (chrome folder) *default toolbar layout is used (file: localstore-safe.rdf) *Javascript JIT compilers are disabled (prefs: javascript.options.*jit) *hardware acceleration is disabled (Options > Performance > Uncheck to view) *plugins are not affected *preferences are not affected TEST'''''''''is issue still there ? If yes : please try a Refresh but Note that this does more than uninstalling and re-installing does. Normal uninstalling does not remove some preferences which may have become corrupt. Please Refresh but do this 1st: *https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/export-firefox-bookmarks-to-backup-or-transfer *https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/back-and-restore-information-firefox-profiles then *https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/refresh-firefox-reset-add-ons-and-settings